State Board of Education Honors District for Teacher Evaluation System
Fairfield Schools was recognized for the transparency and equity of its teacher evaluation system by the State Board of Education at its February 3, 2016, meeting.  Read more about it in the Goshen News and Elkhart Truth.
See the resolution from the State Board and the letter of recognition here.
2016 Regional Scholastic Art Awards

From the 18 counties in our region, South Bend Museum of Art received over 3000 artworks to judge. Only 7-10% of entries receive a Gold Key, the top award which then moves on to National Scholastic judging. Fairfield received 26 awards this year, shattering the record last year with 21 total awards. New this year is an impressive 12 Gold Keys! View the artwork here. 


Joint Statement on ISTEP Scores
Due to the delay in the release of results and the nature of ISTEP scores from the 2014-2015 school year, the superintendents from the public school districts in Elkhart County issued a joint statement. Read the statement by clicking on the link above.
Junior Achievement Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Information
Click on this link to see how you can help students learn about personal finance and economics within Fairfield Schools.
Welcome to Fairfield Community Schools

Fairfield Community Schools is comprised of Benton, Clinton and Jackson Townships in the southeast corner of Elkhart County. The school district encompasses approximately 124 square miles. The school corporation is under the direction of a five-member board elected by the people to represent each township and provide two at-large seats. 
Current families are invited to click on the "Parents" and "Students" links above.  Families interested in joining the Fairfield family can click on the "Prospective Students" link for information about enrolling in the district. 

Fairfield Administration Contact information
Phone: (574) 831-2188
Fax: (574) 831-5698
Address: 67240 County Road 31
Goshen Indiana 46528      
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News at Fairfield
New Paris Elementary Featured in Goshen News
See the Goshen News article highlighting New Paris's focus on collaborative learning within the STEM model. 
Millersburg Elementary Featured in Focus on Millersbug
The project-based and hands-on learning at Millersburg Elementary was featured in a January 29 feature in the Goshen News. 
Benton Enrichment Clusters Featured
The Elkhart Truth's "Classroom Chronicles" highlights the student enrichment clusters that are a Friday staple at Benton Elementary. 
Fairfield Senior Chosen to Attend Global Conference
Senior Emily Miller has earned the opportunity to attend the World Food Prize global conference in Iowa in October.  Read details of her research essay and the trip here. 
Benton Elementary Receives Recycling Grant
WNDU and Martin's provided Benton Elementary a "One School at a Time" grant of $1,000 to support its recycling program.  See the link here. 
Fairfield FFA Featured by WNIT
Fairfield's FFA instructor Kraig Bowers talks about soil judging in "Outdoor Elements" feature by WNIT public television  See video at WNIT link at about the 16:20 mark. 
Fairfield Awarded Grant for Buses
Fairfield Schools was awarded a $40,000 grant from the EPA for the replacement of two school buses with newer emissions buses. See the EPA announcement. 
"Our Community, Our Schools" Project
Find resources for families and community members regarding the changes coming to Fairfield Community Schools.
Fairfield Named to AP Honor Roll

Fairfield Community Schools Placed on the College Board’s 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Student Access and Success

WNDU 16 Spirit Award
Fairfield Falcons win the Spirit Award for Week 8 of the 2014 season
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See presentation of award
Read with a Falcon
September 2014: "Chalk Talk" article about high school football students reading to elementary schools          See Goshen News coverage 
Scholarship Established for FJSHS Graduates

April 2014: Ernest Sailor establishes scholarship in wife's memory for FJSHS graduates. See Goshen News coverage.

Pearson Success Story
Fairfield Schools was recognized as a Pearson Celebrating Success story for its implementation of PowerSchool student management system and AlertSolutions notification system. 
Fairfield Transportation

November 2013: Fairfield Schools was featured in District Administration article on bus rides

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