School Profile

Fairview Aggies

All teachers at Fairview High School have achieved Highly Qualified Status.

841 WELCOME ROAD • CULLMAN, AL 35058    PH:  256-796-5106 •FX:  256-796-9025

THE SCHOOL:  

Public/Grades 09-12 Enrollment: 489 White 97% Non-white 3%

CALENDAR:  

Two semesters, August to May/ 185 Days

ACCREDITATIONS & AFFILIATIONS:

Southern Association of Colleges & Schools /Alabama State Department of                             Education

MEMBERSHIPS:

CLASS/NASSP/Mu Alpha Theta/ National Honor Society

CREDIT INFORMATION:

 Graduation Requirements:  24 Carnegie Units required. To include at the minimum:  4 English; 4 Social Studies; 4 Math; 4 Science; PE; Health; Fine Arts; and Computer

Must pass the Alabama High School Graduation Exam. Five differentiated diplomas according to curriculum:  Advanced, Standard, Occupational, Career Technical and Advanced Career Technical

GRADING SYSTEM:  

The grading system at Fairview High School is based on a 4.0 grade point scale with A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, and F=0 quality points.

ACADEMIC PROGRESS:  Report cards issued each nine weeks.

TESTS ADMINISTERED:  
Alabama High School Graduation Exam, PSAT/NMSQT (Gr. 10-11), and the ASVAB (Gr. 11).

ACT/SAT/CEEB CODE:  

010-800

CURRICULUM:  

Advanced coursed available in English, Math and Science.  In addition to academic courses, there are vocational programs available at the Cullman Area Career Center.  Other courses:  Fine Arts, Physical Education and Special Education courses.

STUDENT LIFE: 

Many activities are offered for students outside the regular school curriculum.  Most students are involved in at least one extra-curricular activity.  These programs include marching and/or concert band, male and female athletic programs and a variety of clubs and service organizations aimed at various student interests.

OTHER FEATURES:  

Media Center contains over 5, 000 books in print, and over 500 pieces of audio-visual equipment and catalogued films and recordings.  Students have access to 13 computers with 3 more for use with the card catalog.

Microcomputers for students use are housed throughout the building, with at least one computer in each classroom.

Athletic facilities include a baseball field, practice fields, stadium, two gyms, and a field house with separate facilities for athletics and band.

PUBLICATIONS:  

Fairala Yearbook and Fairviewer Newspaper.