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Roger Ludlowe Middle School
689 Unquowa Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Roger Ludlowe Middle School, built in 2003, is the town's newest and largest middle school and was built so the townMore could reopen a high school in the building that used to house Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

From 1998 to 2003, Roger Ludlowe Middle School operated in the former Roger Ludlowe High School building, which, in 2003, became Fairfield Ludlowe High School.

Roger Ludlowe Middle School, built to house 875 students, is now next door to Fairfield Ludlowe High School on the 50-acre Ludlowe campus, which also includes Sturges Park, a 12-acre town-owned property which is used by the girls' softball team at Fairfield Ludlowe High School and which features Brown's Hill, a popular venue for sledding.

Roger Ludlowe Middle School's enrollment in 2009-10 is 966 students (March 2010 figure) and enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 1,063 students in the 2012-13 school year and to drop to 1,040 students in 2014-15.

The town in the spring of 2010 is wrestling with how to accommodate its growing middle school population, and plans have been brought forward to expand Fairfield Woods Middle School, which is the smallest of the town's three middle schools.

Roger Ludlowe Middle School's enrollment projections assume the "feeder pattern" of students from elementary schools to middle schools does not change and that the Board of Education does not approve a new redistricting plan.

Fifty-four percent of students who graduate from Roger Ludlowe Middle School attend Fairfield Ludlowe High School next door; the remaining 46 percent attend Fairfield Warde High School on Melville Avenue.

Roger Ludlowe Middle School's principal is Glenn Mackno, and the school's mascot is the bulldog.

Fairfield Warde High School
755 Melville Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825

Fairfield Warde High School, whose building was built in 1955, has been three public high schools over the past 55More years.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The mascot at Fairfield Warde High School is the mustang.

Fairfield Ludlowe High School
785 Unquowa Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Fairfield Ludlowe High School opened in the fall of 2003 as a second public high school in town when enrollmentMore projections forecast that the town would have from 2,600 to 2,800 high school students in 2012-13.

The high school opened in a building that had housed Roger Ludlowe High School, which closed in 1987, and Roger Ludlowe Middle School from 1998 to 2003.

Before the town opened Fairfield Ludlowe High School, it built a 200,000-square-foot building on the Ludlowe campus which is now home to Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

Fairfield Ludlowe High School initially had only freshmen and sophomores and was considered at that time as a satellite campus of Fairfield High School on Melville Avenue, which was the only high school in town after Roger Ludlowe High School closed in 1987. The high school on Melville Avenue was renamed Fairfield Warde High School after Fairfield Ludlowe High School opened.

Enrollment at Fairfield Ludlowe High School is 1,423 students (March 2010 figure) and its enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 1,844 students in 2015-16.

Fairfield Ludlowe High School's bricks-and-mortar capacity is 1,400 students, and its building was built in 1949. The building underwent a complete renovation before Fairfield Ludlowe High School opened for the 2003-04 school year.

Advanced placement courses at Fairfield Ludlowe High School include 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.

Fairfield Ludlowe High School's headmaster is David M. Ebling and its mascot is the falcon.

Stratfield School
1407 Melville Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825

Stratfield School, built in 1929, is one of the town's 11 public elementary schools and is also the town's oldestMore public elementary school.

Stratfield School is now undergoing an $18 million expansion and renovation. Before the expansion, Stratfield School had a bricks-and-mortar capacity of 399 students, 21 permanent classrooms and four portable classrooms. The expansion is designed to add eight classrooms onto Stratfield School and to increase its capacity to 500 students.

Stratfield School's enrollment in the 2009-10 school year is 494 students (March 2010 figure) and its enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 496 students in the 2010-11 school year. Enrollment in 2014-15 is projected to be 453 students.

Students who graduate from Stratfield School attend Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

Stratfield School's principal is Thomas Pesce.

Riverfield School
1625 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Riverfield School, built in 1959, is one of the town's 11 public elementary schools.

Riverfield School has aMore bricks-and-mortar capacity of 399 students, and the school's 466 students (March 2010 figure) attend classes in 22 permanent classrooms and five portable classrooms.

Riverfield's enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to be at its peak in the 2009-10 school year and to drop to 409 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from Riverfield School attend Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

Riverfield School's principal is Paul M. Toaso.

McKinley School
60 Thompson St, Fairfield, CT 06825

McKinley School, 60 Thompson St., is one of the town's newest and largest elementary schools.

McKinleyMore School is also the town's most diverse elementary school - so much so, that the state Board of Education in 2006 ordered the Fairfield Board of Education to reduce the percentage of minority students at McKinley School so the percentage would be more comparable to the town's other 10 public elementary schools.

Built in 2003, McKinley School has 470 students (March 2010 figure), which includes 20 in a pre-kindergarten program, and a bricks-and-mortar capacity of 504 students.

Enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to be at its peak in the 2009-10 school year and was projected to drop to 393 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from McKinley School attend Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

McKinley School's principal is Dale Bernardoni.

Osborn Hill School
760 Stillson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Osborn Hill School, 760 Stillson Road, is one of the town's 11 public elementary schools.

Built in 1957,More Osborn Hill School has 22 permanent classrooms and a bricks-and-mortar capacity of 420 students.

The town in late 2009 installed a pre-fabricated addition of five classrooms onto Osborn Hill School to accommodate its growing enrollment, which was identified as 547 students as of March 2010.

The most recent projections (November 2009) estimate Osborn Hill School's enrollment will peak at 568 students in the 2011-12 school year and then fall to 547 students in 2014-15.

Osborn Hill is the elementary school with the highest number of students in the 2009-10 school year. Students who graduate from Osborn Hill School attend Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

The principal at Osborn Hill School is Alan Lipman.

Mill Hill School
635 Mill Hill Ter, Southport, CT 06890

Mill Hill School, built in 1955, is one of the town's 11 public elementary schools and is also among the town'sMore public elementary schools with the highest number of students.

Mill Hill's 478 students (March 2010 figure) attend classes in 20 permanent classrooms and five portable classrooms. The school's bricks-and-mortar capacity is 378 students.

Mill Hill's enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 485 students in 2010-11 and to drop to 460 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from Mill Hill School attend Tomlinson Middle School.

Mill Hill School's principal is Kevin Chase.

North Stratfield School
190 Putting Green Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825

North Stratfield School, built in 1964, is the largest of the town's older public elementary schools, with aMore bricks-and-mortar capacity of 462 students.

North Stratfield School's 477 students (March 2010 figure) attend class in 26 permanent classrooms. The school's enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 484 students in 2011-12 and to drop to 446 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from North Stratfield School attend Fairfield Woods Middle School.

North Stratfield School's principal is Deborah K. Jackson.

Roger Sherman School
250 Fern St, Fairfield, CT 06824

Roger Sherman School, built in 1963, is one of the town's 11 public elementary schools and is the only publicMore elementary school that is south of the Post Road. The town used to have two elementary schools south of the Post Road, but the building that housed Oldfield School is now occupied by the Fairfield Senior Center.

Roger Sherman School's 474 students (March 2010 figure) attend classes in 19 permanent classrooms and a pre-fabricated six-classroom addition that was installed by the town in late 2009. Roger Sherman's bricks-and-mortar capacity, without the six-classroom addition, is 357 students.

Roger Sherman School's enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 478 students in 2011-12 and to then drop to 466 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from Roger Sherman School attend Tomlinson Middle School.

Roger Sherman School's principal is Eileen O. Roxbee.

Burr Elementary School
1960 Burr St, Fairfield, CT 06824

Burr Elementary School, built in 2003, is one of the town's 11 public elementary schools and is also one of theMore town's newest and largest elementary schools, with a bricks-and-mortar capacity of 504 students.

Burr Elementary School is also noteworthy for the large amount of glass on the school's exterior, which was designed to enable the school to blend in with its rural surroundings in the town's scenic Greenfield Hill neighborhood.

Burr Elementary has 27 permanent classrooms and an enrollment of 418 students (March 2010 figure), which include 17 students in a pre-kindergarten program.

Burr Elementary's enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to be at its peak in the 2009-10 school year and to drop to 358 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from Burr Elementary School attend Fairfield Woods Middle School.

Burr Elementary School's principal is Gary A. Kass.

Fairfield Public Schools
501 Kings Hwy E, Fairfield, CT 06825
The Fairfield Public Schools office is home to the Board of Education and the Superintendent of schools. This publicMore office is responsible for all policies, plans and budgets for the elementary, middle and high schools in Fairfield.