Fairhaven High School

12 Huttleston Ave

Fairhaven, MA 02719-3122

Tel: (508)979-4052
Grades 9-12
647 students
Fairhaven High School serves 647 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Fairhaven High School operates within the Fairhaven School District.
Fairhaven School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 647 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 647 students
Fairhaven High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Fairhaven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Fairhaven High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Fairhaven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less 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
Fairhaven High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Fairhaven High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
4%
17%
Fairhaven High School Black Students (1992-2014)
Black
1%
9%
Fairhaven High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
93%
65%
Fairhaven High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Fairhaven 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.
0.13 0.33
Fairhaven High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
23%
34%
Fairhaven 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.
7%
5%
Fairhaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Fairhaven School District's student population of 1,966 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 80% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,307 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $12,879 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 19% over four years.
School District Name Fairhaven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,966 1,376
Fairhaven School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 85%
Fairhaven School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $29 MM
Fairhaven School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $26 MM $28 MM
Fairhaven School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,307 $20,216
Fairhaven School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,879 $19,181
Fairhaven School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Whaling City Junior/senior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hastings Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is John Avery Parker Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FairhavenHastings Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 407 students
    0.4 miles
    30 School St
    FairhavenMA 02719
    (508)979-4063
    0.46-8407
  • New BedfordJohn Avery Parker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 292 students
    1.3 miles
    705 County St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.3PK-5292
  • FairhavenLeroy Wood Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 475 students
    1.4 miles
    60 Sconticut Neck Rd
    FairhavenMA 02719
    (508)979-4073
    1.4KG-5475
  • New BedfordWhaling City Junior/senior High School
    Grades: 6-12 | 99 students
    1.4 miles
    455 County St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.46-1299
  • New BedfordAlfred J Gomes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 688 students
    1.5 miles
    286 South Second St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.5PK-5688

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