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
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
Fairfield Court Elementary School was established in 1958.
Fairfield Court Elementary School was built in 1958.
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