PROFICIENCY 72% 55% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Fairfield 01
46%South Carolina

Fairfield Central High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairfield 01" in Winnsboro, SC. There are a total of 812 students and 64 teachers at Fairfield Central High, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 666 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Fairfield Central High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 72.0%, which is 55% higher than the South Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch666
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment13
Taking some courses13
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Fairfield Central High, there are a total of 13 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 13 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School80-84%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60-64%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Fairfield Central High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 14.3% 11.6% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 83.9% 85.4% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.2% 0.3% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.2% 1.7% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.2% 0.6% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Fairfield Middle School21%0.2Winnsboro, SC
Fairfield Magnet For Math And Science42%2.6Winnsboro, SC
Kelly Miller Elementary30%3.1Winnsboro, SC
Fairfield Elementary12%3.3Winnsboro, SC
Midland Stem Institute17%4.7Winnsboro, SC
Geiger Elementary35%8.8Ridgeway, SC

Winnsboro demographics profile

StatisticWinnsboroSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,04614891
Median age35.838.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Speak English95%93%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in Winnsboro

IndexWinnsboroSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.5%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.5%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.0%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Fairfield Central High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.