Fairfield Central High School

  • Fairfield Central High School serves 812 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Fairfield Central High School operates within the Fairfield 01 School District.
  • Fairfield 01 School District's 63% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 812 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 812 students
Fairfield Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Fairfield Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Fairfield Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Fairfield Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Fairfield Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
1%
8%
Fairfield Central High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
85%
35%
Fairfield Central High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
14%
52%
Fairfield Central High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fairfield Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Fairfield Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.26 0.42
Fairfield Central High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
82%
50%
Fairfield Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Fairfield Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Fairfield 01 School District's student population of 2,932 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,562 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,339 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District Name Fairfield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
6
Number of Students Managed 2,932 3,454
Fairfield 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Fairfield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $39 MM
Fairfield 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $45 MM $38 MM
Fairfield 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,562 $11,413
Fairfield 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,339 $10,999
Fairfield 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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