"The Mission of Fairfield Independent School District is to educate all children attending our school. All students will develop essential skills and a knowledge base on which to build lifelong learning."
FISD encompasses an area of 456 square miles in Freestone and Navarro counties with approximately 1,725 students in EE-12. The school district is fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency. The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of all students with the latest in instructional technology available at each grade level. FISD offers above state base pay for teachers with a bachelor's degree or a master's degree plus partial insurance benefits. Currently, FISD employs 292 employees.
Fairfield I.S.D. offers career and technology programs in vocational agriculture, home economics, business computer information systems, tech prep, and diversified career prep. Admission to these programs is based on interest, aptitude, age appropriateness, and class space available.
It is the policy of the Fairfield I.S.D. not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or handicap in its vocational programs, services, or activities as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.
Eligible students with disabilities shall enjoy the right to a free appropriate public education, which may include instruction in the regular classroom, instruction through special teaching, or instruction through approved contracts. Instruction shall be supplemented by the provision of related services when appropriate.
Fairfield ISD will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.
For information about your rights or grievance procedures, contact the Title IX Coordinator, and the Section 504 Coordinator, Rick Edwards, Superintendent, at 615 Post Oak Road, Fairfield, Texas 75840, 903-389-2532.
Fairfield ISD adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year’s tax rate.