Fairmont Preparatory Academy

  • Fairmont Preparatory Academy has been voted best private high school in Orange County!
  • Fairmont Preparatory Academy offers rigorous academics and a well-rounded curriculum.
  • This includes our distinctive International Business Program, International Baccalaureate Diploma, Advanced Science and Math, Performing and Visual Arts, Athletics, and much more.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1993
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students583 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeFairmont Preparatory Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size17 students
Number of AP Courses25 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, English Language and Composition, Environmental Science, Government and Politics: United States, Human Geography, Mandarin, Music Theory, Physics C: Electrical & Mechanical, Physics C: Mechanics, Psychology, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art 2-D Design, Studio Art: Drawing, United States History, World History
Average SAT score1154
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Academic Decathlon, ASB, Debate, FBLA, Film Club, Habitat for Humanity, Key Club, Kidworks, Model United Nations, Physics Club, Red Cross Club, Robotics, The Dessert Club, UNICEF, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton Clu

School Notes

  • 100% of graduates attend college
  • 94% of Fairmont`s 2016 graduates who applied were accepted to Top 100 Colleges as defined by US News & World Report
  • In 2014, Fairmont students had an 81% AP Pass Rate
  • Students can earn up to 25 units on a university transcript in math and engineering
  • Over the last six years, Fairmont's pass rate for the AP Calculus BC Exam is 98% with an average score of 4.7
  • 52 of Fairmont's Prep's 2014 graduates were awarded AP Scholars with distinction
  • 25 Awards in the Orange County Academic Pentathlon, including 1st Place Overall Winner
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  • Santa Ana
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    Grades: 9-12 | 2075 students
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  • Orange
    Orange Lutheran High School
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    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 1330 students
    7.8 miles
    2222 North Santiago Blvd
    Orange, CA 92867
    7.8 9-12
  • Anaheim
    Grades: 1-12 | 123 students
    0.7 miles
    2530 W La Palma Ave
    Anaheim, CA 92801
    0.7 1-12
  • Newport Coast
    Grades: 9-12 | 549 students
    19.4 miles
    20402 Newport Coast Drive
    Newport Coast, CA 92657
    19.4 9-12
  • Irvine
    Crean Lutheran High School
    Crean Lutheran High School Photo - CLHS is a full-service Christian High School located in Irvine. CLHS' mission is to Proclaim Jesus Christ through Excellence in Education.
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: 9-12 | 797 students
    16.5 miles
    12500 Sand Canyon Ave.
    Irvine, CA 92618
    16.5 9-12

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
One of the best school, great academics, good extra circulars, awesome team spirit and sports !
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Fairmont is the best private school in Orange County - in all disciplines! You get the best education in a safe environment that will last a lifetime...-OM-
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I would give this school a 5 star . It had everything my children need to build their knowledge thru academics as they are the only schools to offer IB STEM and AP classes with free after school help . Apart from the academics the number of electives , community service org, they also have very good sports teams and clubs. I feel my children are being rounded off to be great citizens because of the amazing support of teachers and staff .I moved 4 hours just so my kids could go to this school and I think its worth every penny ,time and energy after searching for a good well rounded HS. My oldest just graduated yesterday and there is nothing but pride. And gratitude to the school . Thanks fairmont . You are the best!
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