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Fairfield Warde High School

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<p>Fairfield Warde High School, whose building was built in 1955, has been three public high schools over the past 55 years.</p>
<p>The high school was known as Andrew Warde High School from 1956 to 1986 when it was one of two public high schools in town.</p> <p>When the town closed Roger Ludlowe High School in 1987, leaving the town with only one public high school, Andrew Warde High School was renamed Fairfield High School.</p> <p>In the late 1990s, the town, reacting to enrollment projections that forecast 2,600 to 2,800 public high school students in 2012-13, decided to reopen the old Roger Ludlowe High School in 2003, and Fairfield High School was renamed Fairfield Warde High School.</p> <p>Enrollment at Fairfield Warde High School is 1,280 students (March 2010 figure) and is projected to peak at 1,513 students in 2015-16. The capacity at Fairfield Warde High School is listed at 1,400 students.</p> <p>Some of the notable alumni of the high school include Richard Belzer, an actor and graduate of Andrew Warde High School in 1962; J.J. Henry, a professional golfer who graduated from Fairfield High School in 1993; John Mayer, a musician who graduated from Fairfield High School in 1995; and James Blake, a professional tennis player who graduated from Fairfield High School in 1997.</p> <p>Advanced placement classes at the high school in 2009-10 included computer science, economics (micro and macro), English language and composition, English literature and composition, calculus AB, calculus BC, statistics, environmental science, biology, chemistry, physics, U.S. history, modern European history, U.S. government and politics, American studies, French, Latin, Spanish and studio art.</p> <p>The mascot at Fairfield Warde High School is the mustang.</p>
755 Melville Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825
(203) 255-8354
  • Fax: 203-255-8212
  • Hours: By appointment
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:50am - 2:30pm
  • Accessible: yes
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