Fairfield High Preparatory School

610 Valley Rd, Fairfield, AL 35064 | (205) 785-5176
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 722
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3.5 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Dr Mernia F. Hill
  • Fax: (205) 783-6748
  • Website: www.fairfield.k12.al.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Shared Time School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 722
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 36.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 373 (51.7%)
  • Females: 349 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 64 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 494 (68.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 558 (77.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fairfield High Preparatory School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black71498.9%
Asian--
Hispanic71.0%
White10.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fairfield High Preparatory School
  Number Percent
9th Grade22431.0%
10th Grade19426.9%
11th Grade13518.7%
12th Grade16923.4%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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5 reviews for Fairfield High Preparatory School

  • Reviewed by Student on March 03, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • WELL I WILL BE TO FAIRFEILD HIGH THIS YEAR WHEN I GRADUATE FROM 8TH GRADE IM SO SCARED BUT I HEARD GOOD THINGS ABOUT THIS SCHOOL.SO I GIVE IT A 4
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 08, 2010
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • WHEN I attended FHPS I really believe to strive further, but the things they teach at fairfield is preparing for the college life as well as life experiences. The only thing I disagree on about fairfield is why won't they give those back their diplomas after a new law passed that u only need to pass three parts of the AHSGE. I am 23 yrs ol and I want my diploma i don''t want anymore excuses about anything I worked to hard not to recieve based upon a stupid exam that should not be accounted for u to walk and have diploma in hand for graduation.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 12, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Fairfield high is not focused on what their students learn they're only focused on what you wear you can have on all black shoes with a white nike sign and you will be suspended
  • Reviewed by Student on March 25, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the thing is how can students learn if they have dumb teachers that don't care about a lot of stuff and principals that all they do is kick people out and suspends them and they wonder why the drop out rate is so low and to me fairfield became one of the lameness school and strictest school ever. i will keep writing until we get noticed about the stuff that go on in this school love mad student p.s. please let us wear any kind of shoes again
  • Reviewed by Student on January 24, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I miss the school when i was going to Fairfield Preparatory my freshman year all the help that was need was given to me I feel that Fairfield Preparatory really prepares you for the college life

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Fairfield High Preparatory School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on AHSGE state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Language
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AHSGE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201081.3%81.3%93.3%
200987.0%87.0%87.6%
200874.8%74.8%72.6%
 
Language Test
201061.0%61.0%78.5%
200973.0%73.0%81.8%
200857.5%57.5%77.0%
 
Math Test
201070.4%70.4%84.3%
200972.3%72.3%85.6%
200868.9%68.9%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201072.1%72.1%81.8%
200973.0%73.0%81.6%
200868.9%68.9%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201049.4%49.4%73.1%
200973.6%73.6%78.9%
200854.2%54.2%72.6%
 
Science Test
200928.6%28.6%75.8%
200847.9%47.9%81.2%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201092.5%92.5%94.0%
 
Language Test
201085.4%85.4%91.1%
200981.6%81.6%92.8%
200887.5%87.5%94.5%
 
Math Test
201092.1%92.1%94.7%
200987.4%87.4%95.4%
200887.3%87.3%95.5%
 
Reading Test
201089.6%89.6%93.6%
200990.2%90.2%94.2%
200890.6%90.6%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201084.2%84.2%90.5%
200989.1%89.1%91.6%
200886.9%86.9%93.0%
 
Science Test
200985.6%85.6%93.6%
200888.8%88.8%95.2%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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