Fairfield College Preparatory School
EMPLOYER PROFILE
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Fairfield College Preparatory School is a Catholic, Jesuit high school for young men in grades 9 through 12. Founded in 1942, Fairfield Prep is a division of Fairfield University and has an active network of over 14,000 alumni around the world.


OUR MISSION

Fairfield Prep is a Jesuit, Catholic school of excellence forming young men of intellectual competence, who possess the conscience to make wise decisions, a compassion for others, and a commitment to justice in our global society.


OUR CAMPUS

  • Located on the 200 acre campus of Fairfield University
  • Fairfield Prep enclave includes 3 academic buildings plus gymnasium
  • New state-of-the-art STEM facilities now under construction - Barrett Science Center (Fall 2020) and the McLeod Innovation Center (11,000 sq. ft., Spring 2021)
  • Access to Fairfield University’s world-class facilities including Quick Center for the Arts, Dimenna-Nyselius Library and Division I athletic facilities 


STUDENT BODY

  • All boys, grades 9-12
  • Total enrollment of 770
  • Students come from 55 different towns and 82 different middle schools
  • 26% students of color
  • 40% of students are non-Catholic and ascribe to a variety of faith traditions 


STUDENT LIFE

  • Over 50 extracurricular activities and clubs
  • 35 athletic teams in 17 sports
  • 7 performing arts ensembles
  • 23,000 Christian Service hours performed each year 


IN THE CLASSROOM

  • 1:1 iPad program since 2014
  • 60 teaching faculty (average of 10.6 years at Prep), 85% hold advanced degrees
  • 30% of male teachers are graduates of Fairfield Prep
  • 21 Advanced Placement courses offered
  • New electives in Entrepreneurship, Web Development, and Game Design
  • Online course offerings through the Arrupe Virtual Learning Institute 


TRANSPORTATION

  • Metro North to Fairfield train station and shuttle bus to Prep
  • Fairfield Board of Education bus to Prep if a student lives in Fairfield and resides more than 1.5 miles away from the school
  • Ridgefield/Wilton bus to Prep
  • Shelton/Monroe/Trumbull bus to Prep 


COLLEGE ENROLLMENTS - CLASS OF 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

  • 220 graduating seniors, 100% enrolled in 4-year colleges
  • Students enrolled at 5 of the 8 Ivy League Schools
  • 6 students enrolled at Georgetown University
  • 11 students enrolled at Boston College
  • 1 student enrolled each at US Military Academy and US Air Force Academy 


ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS

  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • State of Connecticut Department of Education
  • Jesuit Schools Network
  • Connecticut Association of Independent Schools
  • National Catholic Education Association
  • New England Association of College Admissions Counseling
  • National Association of College Admission Counseling
 
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COMPANY INFORMATION

Organization Name: Fairfield College Preparatory School
Address 1: 1073 North Benson Rd
Address 2:
City, State, Zip: Fairfield, Connecticut  06824-5171
 
Type: Private/Independent School
Number of Students: 775
Lowest Grade: 9
Highest Grade: 12
 

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