Fairfield High Preparatory School

Tel: (205)785-5176
  • Fairfield High Preparatory School serves 855 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
  • Fairfield High Preparatory School operates within the Fairfield City School District.
  • Fairfield City School District's 67% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 855 students has grown by 36% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 855 students
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Fairfield High Preparatory School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Fairfield High Preparatory School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Fairfield High Preparatory School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Fairfield High Preparatory School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
6%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
99%
33%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
n/a
56%
Fairfield High Preparatory School White Students (1989-1993)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fairfield High Preparatory School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.02 0.32
Fairfield High Preparatory 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.
56%
47%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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
5%
Fairfield High Preparatory School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Fairfield City School District's student population of 1,876 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has increased from 47% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,876 is higher than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,567 is higher than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Fairfield City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed 1,876 2,879
Fairfield City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 67% 74%
Fairfield City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $18 MM $28 MM
Fairfield City School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $21 MM $29 MM
Fairfield City School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,876 $9,717
Fairfield City School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,567 $9,955
Fairfield City School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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