Economic Development: Community Schools

Nearly 23,000 students attend school daily in Fairfield County's public and private schools. Nearly 88% of Fairfield County residents ages 25 and above have earned a high school diploma or equivalent, which compares favorably with the US average of 80.4%. Additionally, high school graduates and adults have access to more than 30 universities, colleges and training institutions. So, whether a traditional student or an adult looking to complete a degree or learn new skills, educational choices are many and are close to home.