Barnstable High School

Barnstable High School serves 1,904 students in grades 8 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Barnstable High School operates within the Barnstable School District.
Barnstable School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1904 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,904 students
Barnstable High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Barnstable High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 145 teachers
Barnstable High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Barnstable High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Barnstable High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
6%
Barnstable High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
8%
17%
Barnstable High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
6%
9%
Barnstable High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
65%
Barnstable High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Barnstable High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.35 0.33
Barnstable High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
34%
Barnstable High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Barnstable High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Barnstable School District's student population of 4,900 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,899 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $19,256 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Barnstable School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,900 1,376
Barnstable School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 85%
Barnstable School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $85 MM $29 MM
Barnstable School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $83 MM $28 MM
Barnstable School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $19,899 $20,216
Barnstable School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $19,256 $19,181
Barnstable School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Sturgis Charter Public School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Barnstable Intermediate School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hyannis West Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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