Fairfield School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 9,194 students in Fairfield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Fairfield School District have an average math proficiency score of 72% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Fairfield School District are Sherman School, Riverfield School and Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Fairfield School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Fairfield School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Fairfield School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
16 Schools
996 Schools
# Students
9,194 Students
496,319 Students
# Teachers
814 Teachers
40,293 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Fairfield School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#27 out of 200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Fairfield   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fairfield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Fairfield   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.66
# American Indian Students
5 Students
1,250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
556 Students
26,260 Students
% Asian Students
6%
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,091 Students
136,493 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
28%
# Black Students
240 Students
62,063 Students
% Black Students
3%
13%
# White Students
6,853 Students
249,785 Students
% White Students
74%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
484 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
448 Students
19,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
11,299
# Students in K Grade:
588
31,823
# Students in 1st Grade:
658
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
618
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
641
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
685
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
701
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
739
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
809
38,608
# Students in 8th Grade:
738
39,891
# Students in 9th Grade:
832
41,778
# Students in 10th Grade:
731
40,053
# Students in 11th Grade:
724
38,676
# Students in 12th Grade:
730
38,557
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,512 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,326 is less than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$235 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Fairfield   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$224 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Fairfield   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$25,512
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Fairfield   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$24,326
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in Fairfield   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Fairfield School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sherman School
Math: 90% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
250 Fern St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8330
Grades: K-5
| 413 students
Rank: #22.
Riverfield School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1625 Mill Plain Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8328
Grades: K-5
| 365 students
Rank: #33.
Fairfield Ludlowe High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
785 Unquowa Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-7201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,546 students
Rank: #44.
Dwight Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1600 Redding Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8312
Grades: K-5
| 266 students
Rank: #55.
Burr Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1960 Burr St.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-7385
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
Rank: #66.
Roger Ludlowe Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
689 Unquowa Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8345
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #77.
Osborn Hill School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
760 Stillson Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8340
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #88.
Mill Hill School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
635 Mill Hill Terrace
Southport, CT 06890
(203) 255-8320
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #99.
Jennings School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
31 Palm Dr.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8316
Grades: K-5
| 270 students
Rank: #1010.
Fairfield Woods Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1115 Fairfield Woods Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8334
Grades: 6-8
| 831 students
Rank: #1111.
North Stratfield School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
190 Putting Green Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 255-8322
Grades: K-5
| 372 students
Rank: #1212.
Stratfield School
Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1407 Melville Ave.
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 255-8332
Grades: K-5
| 338 students
Rank: #1313.
Fairfield Warde High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
755 Melville Ave.
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 255-8449
Grades: 9-12
| 1,471 students
Rank: #1414.
Holland Hill School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 Meadowcroft Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8314
Grades: K-5
| 350 students
Rank: #1515.
Tomlinson Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 Unquowa Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 255-8336
Grades: 6-8
| 638 students
Rank: #1616.
Mckinley School
Math: 61% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
60 Thompson St.
Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 255-8318
Grades: K-5
| 436 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Fairfield School District
  • 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield, CT, 06825
  • (203) 255-8371
  • fairfieldschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 9,194 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 20% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43

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