In previous eras, the school had a reputation for academic excellence and it had a majority Jewish student body.Former NFL official Jim Tunney served as the school's principal from 1964 to 1970.As of the 2015–2016 school year, there were 2,108 students enrolled in Fairfax High School.The racial/ethnic composition (as of the 2015–2016 school year) was as follows: According to US News and World Report, 92% of Fairfax's student body is "of color," with 79% of the student body coming from economically disadvantaged households, determined by student eligibility for California's Reduced-price meal program. It became known as a "Jewish" high school, and some non-Jewish parents withdrew their children from Fairfax as they felt discomfort with the Jewish character of the school.
In 1971, the Lions Boys Varsity Cross Country team went undefeated and won the Los Angeles City Championship under Coach John Kampmann.
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They began dating in May 2010, but later separated in June 2016.
Regarded as most successful on-going fund-raising activity in the LAUSD, the flea market evolved into the Greenway Arts Alliance, the Friends of Fairfax and the Institute for the Arts at Fairfax High School, all which are of immense benefit to the school and students.
In Fall 2008, Fairfax High School was reconfigured from a comprehensive high school into a complex of five new small learning communities (SLCs) and the existing Fairfax Magnet Center for Visual Arts.