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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
Fairfield Ludlowe High School is a top rated, public school located in Fairfield, CT. It has 1,495 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.
Address
785 Unquowa Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
Telephone
(203) 255-7201
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Fairfield Ludlowe High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1240
431 responses
Average ACT
30
166 responses
AP Enrollment
27%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Median Household Income
$127,746
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,841
National
$949
Median Home Value
$597,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 65 responses
Report
  • The Battle of the Houses
    29%
  • Senior week
    14%
  • Going to football games every week
    12%
  • Bagels on the day of midterms
    9%
  • Going to soccer games
    9%
  • Pep Rallies
    8%
  • Candlelight concert for Christmas
    6%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,495
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.28 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.28 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.28 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,442
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.9%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.36 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.36 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$20,404/ year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.43 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.43 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.43 responses
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Fairfield Ludlowe High School has a great positive atmosphere. I am interested in Fashion marketing and was able to take this class and get a feel if this is what I want to pursue in college. There is a whole department devoted to Fashion design, marketing, and business. We also get to do internships our senior year which was very instrumental. Overall it's a great school and a positive place to learn.
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I love my high school! I have had a multitude of engaged, helpful, and highly educated teachers. My school offers so many programs and materials. They are very interested in students concerns. My only complaint is that the school can feel very competitive and the majority of students care more about good grades than learning.
At my four years at Ludlowe High School, I have made so many friends and made great memories. I have been able to excel my learning and understanding of many different subjects. I have also been able to get into many clubs to get involved with the school and the town. The teachers are very helpful and understanding. I have never not felt welcomed at my school and wouldn't want to go to high school anywhere else!