Fairfield High Preparatory School

  • Fairfield High Preparatory School serves 769 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fairfield High Preparatory School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Fairfield High Preparatory School's student population of 769 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students769 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairfield High Preparatory School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield High Preparatory School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1250 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
98%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
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Diversity Score0.040.59
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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