Fairfield Community Schools is located in the southeastern corner of Elkhart County and includes Benton, Clinton, and Jackson Townships. Fairfield schools have been the recipient of the AP Honor Roll award since 2009 and have also been recognized as a Pearson Success Story for their implementation of PowerSchool Student Management system and their AlertSolutions notification system.
They provide students with an array of extracurricular activities and inspire academic success. A relatively small district, Fairfield Community Schools is extremely focused on community and places high importance on PTO activities. If you buy a home in the Fairfield Community Schools district, your younger children (Grades K–6) will be placed in one of three elementary schools; older children (Grades 7–12) attend Fairfield Jr./Sr. High School.
This respected school currently sponsors a Title 1 Reading Program and ESL instruction. Students who are in the 5th and 6th Grade can choose to take band, choir, and after school extra-curricular activities.
A relatively new school, the current New Paris building has been at its present location since the fall of 2005. The school includes high-ability instruction in language arts and math as well as a Title 1 reading program. At New Paris Elementary, 5th and 6th graders are offered after school extra-curricular activities as well as band and choir.
Located in the southeastern corner of Elkhart County, Benton Elementary serves the largest population of students in the Fairfield Community Schools district. The school has a population of about 460 students in K–6th Grade. The building has been around since the fall of 1999 and is the third elementary school to be built in the Fairfield District.
The school also sponsors high-ability instruction in language arts and math in addition to a Title 1 reading program. As is found in all the Fairfield Community schools, 5th and 6th graders are offered after school extra-curricular activities along with band and choir.
As the home of the Falcons, your child will have a range of opportunities to choose from. Whether they’re college driven or career driven, they are sure to leave Fairfield with many future aspirations. Fairfield offers three graduation programs including Academic Honors, Core 40, and the state’s minimum graduation plan. With these Fairfield programs, your student can graduate well on their way to a degree at any Indiana school with the opportunity to graduate with a maximum of 30 college credit hours.
They can also earn academic hours toward a vocational trade including cosmetology, building trades, health services, agricultural sciences, tool and dye, auto mechanics, and welding. If your student is interested in sports, Fairfield has many to choose from including football, softball, tennis, baseball, basketball, wrestling, track and field, and cheerleading.
If you want more information on the Fairfield Community Schools or are interested in moving to the Goshen area, contact a Tucker realtor today.