Fairhaven High School

12 Huttleston Ave

Fairhaven, MA 02719-3122

Grades: 9-12

668 students

Fairhaven High School serves 668 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Fairhaven High School operates within the Fairhaven School District.
The school district's 78% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 668 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 668 students
Fairhaven High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Fairhaven High School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Fairhaven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 14:1 14:1
Fairhaven High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Fairhaven High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
3%
17%
Fairhaven High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
94%
66%
Fairhaven High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Fairhaven High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Fairhaven 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.
0.12 0.33
Fairhaven High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
22%
32%
Fairhaven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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%
Fairhaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,241 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,334 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,133 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Fairhaven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,241 1,400
Fairhaven School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 78% 86%
Fairhaven School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $25 MM
Fairhaven School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $24 MM
Fairhaven School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,334 $17,400
Fairhaven School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,133 $16,788
Fairhaven School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Rogers Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FairhavenHastings Middle School
    30 School St
    FairhavenMA 02719
    (508)979-4063
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 408 students                      
  • FairhavenRogers Elementary School
    100 Pleasant St
    FairhavenMA 02719
    (508)979-4075
    0.6 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 233 students                      
  • New BedfordJohn Avery Parker Elementary School
    705 County St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 328 students                      
  • FairhavenLeroy Wood Elementary School
    347 Main St
    FairhavenMA 02719
    (508)979-4073
    1.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 226 students                      
  • New BedfordWhaling City Junior/senior High School
    455 County St
    New BedfordMA 02740
    (508)997-4511
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 91 students                      

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