Fairfield High School (Fairfield, Ohio)

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Fairfield High School
Fairfield Senior High School (Fairfield, OH).jpg
FHS as seen from Route 4
Creating Opportunities For Our Future
Address
8800 Holden Boulevard
Fairfield, Ohio, (Butler County), 45014
United States
Coordinates 39°20′13″N 84°31′4″W / 39.33694°N 84.51778°W / 39.33694; -84.51778Coordinates: 39°20′13″N 84°31′4″W / 39.33694°N 84.51778°W / 39.33694; -84.51778
Information
Type Public, Coeducational high school
School district Fairfield City School District
Principal Billy Smith
Teaching staff 91.37 (FTE
Grades 10-12
Enrollment 2,030 (2012-2013)
Student to teacher ratio 22.22
Color(s) Red, White and Blue]]
            
Athletics conference Greater Miami Conference
Nickname Indians
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Website
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Fairfield High School is a public high school in Fairfield, Ohio. It is the only high school in the Fairfield City School District, serving grades 10-12.

Facilities[edit]

Fairfield Senior High School boasts one of the largest high school arena's in the state, seating over 5,000. The Performing Arts Center has also been acclaimed as one of the finest of any high school in the area.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 2,030 students enrolled for the 2012-2013 school year was:

  • Male - 50.7%
  • Female - 49.3%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.1%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 2.5%
  • Black - 15.5%
  • Hispanic - 5.1%
  • White - 72.8%
  • Multiracial - 4.0%

In addition, 27.2% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[3]

Ohio High School Athletic Association state championships[edit]

Show Choir and Theatre[edit]

Fairfield Senior High School is very well known for its musical theatre productions and show choirs. They are home of the award winning "Choraliers" and "Pure Elegance" show choirs. In 2009, the "Choraliers" received the overall Grand Champion award at FAME's national level competition in Branson, MO. In 2011, the "Choraliers" finished 4th at the 1st annual FAME National Show Championship in Indianapolis, IN. They also have a streak placing top 3 in finals at every regional competition attended since 2006. In 2012, the Choraliers competed in the World Choir Games in Cincinnati and won first place in the Show Choir category. Since 1999, Fairfield's show choirs have hosted the "Fairfield Crystal Classic" every year on the first Saturday of March. The show choir competition is highly regarded as one of the finest in the country, winning the 2011 Aspire Award for "Best Regional Competition".[7]

In 2008, Fairfield's drama club was one of four schools in the nation asked to perform Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. Fairfield also holds the title of performing the very first amateur production of Webber's Starlight Express.

In 2007, Fairfield's production of West Side Story was nominated for Best Musical at the Cappies awards gala and received the award for Best Orchestra at the event.

Notable Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Archived from the original on 2010-04-16. 
  2. ^ OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association member directory". Retrieved 2009-12-21. 
  3. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Fairfield High School". ed.gov. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c OHSAA. "Ohio High School Athletic Association Web site". Retrieved 2006-12-31. 
  5. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Football". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  6. ^ Yappi. "Yappi Sports Baseball". Retrieved 2007-02-12. 
  7. ^ "Show Choir Championship - Aspire Award Nomination". Retrieved 2013-03-24. 

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