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About Fairfield Court

Fairfield Court Elementary School is a diverse community of dedicated educators, families, and partners who will help students reach their full potential by maintaining high expectations and promoting academic excellence.



Fairfield Court Elementary will create opportunities for students to become global citizens with unlimited college and/or career opportunities. 

I am SOMEBODY. I was SOMEBODY when I came. I'll be a better SOMEBODY when I leave. I am POWERFUL, and I am STRONG. I DESERVE the education that I get here. I have things to do, people to impress, and places to go.  I will be COLLEGE, CIVIC, and CAREER READY without EXCEPTION! ALL MEANS ALL


History Overview

Fairfield Court School is located in the northeast corner of Richmond's East End. The name was derived from the housing area it serves. The building was occupied in February of 1958. The school houses grades kindergarten through five and four exceptional education classes. The current enrollment is approximately 450 students.

In 1995, Mr. Charles Gill, a former Fairfield Court student and resident contributed monies to construct the Gill Community Center and Gymnasium. This building is adjacent to the school and is used as additional classroom space and for several community and city programs.

Principals who have served the Fairfield Court community are:

1958-1984: Mrs. Freddie P. Cooper

1984-1991: Mrs. Elizabeth B. York

1991-1996: Dr. Carolyn Spurlock

1996-1997: Mrs. Margaret Brazil

1997-1999: Mrs. Audrey Hawkes

1999-2002: Ms. Denise Herron

2002-2008: Dr. Irene L. Williams

2008-2017: Mr. Craig Mayo

2017-2019: Ms. Ellena Ebanks

2019-2020: Dr. R. Demetri Sermons

2020-Present: Mrs. Angela Wright 


Additional Information


Fairfield Court Elementary School was established in 1958.


Fairfield Court Elementary School was built in 1958.


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