Falmouth High School

874 Gifford St

Falmouth, MA 02540-2992

Tel: (508)540-2200
Grades 9-12
857 students
Falmouth High School serves 857 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Falmouth High School operates within the Falmouth School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 857 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 857 students
Falmouth High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Falmouth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Falmouth High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Falmouth 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 0.26 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
Falmouth High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Falmouth High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
2%
17%
Falmouth High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
5%
9%
Falmouth High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
86%
65%
Falmouth High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Falmouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Falmouth High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.33
Falmouth High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
24%
34%
Falmouth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
4%
5%
Falmouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,541 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,949 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,909 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Falmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,541 1,376
Falmouth School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 85%
Falmouth School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $64 MM $29 MM
Falmouth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $75 MM $28 MM
Falmouth School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $16,949 $20,216
Falmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $19,909 $19,181
Falmouth School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Mashpee High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Morse Pond School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Teaticket Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East FalmouthTeaticket Elementary School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 334 students45 Maravista Ext
    East FalmouthMA 02536
    (508)548-1550
    1.8PK-4334
  • FalmouthMorse Pond School
    2 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 592 students323 Jones Rd
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-7300
    25-6592
  • FalmouthLawrence Middle School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 544 students113 Lakeview Ave
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-0606
    2.37-8544
  • FalmouthMullen-hall Elementary School
    2.5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 486 students130 Katherine Bates
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-0220
    2.5KG-4486
  • East FalmouthEast Falmouth Elementary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 358 students33 Davisville Rd
    East FalmouthMA 02536
    (508)548-1052
    2.6PK-4358

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