Fairfield provides education from early childhood to higher education.  Fairfield has four licensed daycare centers, including The Kiddie Kollege of Fairfield, which is a private NAEYC Accredited Early Childhood Education facility located right next to the community college.  

For K-8 education, Fairfield provides the choice of city or rural settings, allowing for the choice of class size for its citizens, leading into Fairfield Community High School.  

Fairfield Community High School

Center Street School

North Side School

Lastly, Fairfield is home to Frontier Community College, which belongs to the Illinois Eastern Community College System. In 2018, Frontier was rated the #15 trade school in the nation by Forbes Magazine, while providing the lowest cost of attendance in the state of Illinois. Frontier also has the ability to tailor workforce development and training opportunities for local businesses to meet their employment needs.

Frontier Community College