Fairfield Warde High School

  • Fairfield Warde High School serves 1,498 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Fairfield Warde High School's student population of 1,498 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers124 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fairfield Warde High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fairfield Warde High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#185 out of 968 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fairfield Warde High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
13%
24%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
75%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.420.63
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Graduation Rate
98%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fairfield Warde High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfield School District
Source: 2016-2017 (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 | 127 students
    0.0 miles
    755 Melville Ave.
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203)255-8380
    0.0 PK 127
  • Fairfield Mckinley School
    Grades: K-5 | 449 students
    0.6 miles
    60 Thompson St.
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203)255-8318
    0.6 K-5 449
  • Fairfield Stratfield School
    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
    0.6 miles
    1407 Melville Ave.
    Fairfield, CT 06825
    (203)255-8332
    0.6 K-5 419
  • Fairfield Jennings School
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    0.7 miles
    31 Palm Dr.
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)255-8316
    0.7 K-5 317
  • Fairfield Fairfield Woods Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 894 students
    0.9 miles
    1115 Fairfield Woods Rd.
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203)255-8334
    0.9 6-8 894

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