Fairfield Warde High School

  • Fairfield Warde High School serves 1,518 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 82% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fairfield Warde High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 44%.

Top Placements

Fairfield Warde High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Fairfield Warde High School's student population of 1,518 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 122 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,518 students
Gender %This chart display gender of Fairfield Warde High School
Total Classroom Teachers122 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fairfield Warde High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fairfield Warde High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 968 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield Warde High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
58%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
Asian
6%
5%
Hispanic
12%
23%
Black
3%
13%
White
76%
56%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fairfield Warde High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Connecticut by year.CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.410.42
Graduation Rate
97%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Fairfield Warde High School and graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
33%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fairfield Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK | 112 students
    0.0 miles
    755 Melville Ave.
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203)255-8380
    0.0 PK 112
  • Fairfield Mckinley School
    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
    0.6 miles
    60 Thompson St.
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203)255-8318
    0.6 K-5 426
  • Fairfield Stratfield School
    Grades: K-5 | 440 students
    0.6 miles
    1407 Melville Ave.
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203)255-8332
    0.6 K-5 440
  • Fairfield Jennings School
    Grades: K-5 | 320 students
    0.7 miles
    31 Palm Dr.
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)255-8316
    0.7 K-5 320
  • Fairfield Fairfield Woods Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 886 students
    0.9 miles
    1115 Fairfield Woods Rd.
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)255-8334
    0.9 6-8 886

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