Falmouth High School

874 Gifford St

Falmouth, MA 02540-2992

Grades: 9-12

855 students

Falmouth High School serves 855 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Falmouth High School operates within the Falmouth School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 855 students has declined by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 855 students
Falmouth High School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Falmouth High School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Falmouth 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 0.27 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 (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Falmouth High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
4%
17%
Falmouth High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
5%
9%
Falmouth High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
85%
66%
Falmouth High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Falmouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.27 0.33
Falmouth 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%
Falmouth 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.
4%
5%
Falmouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,536 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,557 is higher than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 35% over four years.
The district spending/student of $19,433 is higher than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 48% over four years.
School District Name Falmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,536 1,400
Falmouth School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 77% 86%
Falmouth School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $25 MM
Falmouth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $73 MM $24 MM
Falmouth School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,557 $17,400
Falmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,433 $16,788
Falmouth 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 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
    45 Maravista Ext
    East FalmouthMA 02536
    (508)548-1550
    1.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 342 students                      
  • FalmouthMorse Pond School
    323 Jones Rd
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-7300
    2 mi | Gr. 5-6 | 594 students                      
  • FalmouthLawrence Middle School
    113 Lakeview Ave
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-0606
    2.3 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 521 students                      
  • FalmouthMullen-hall Elementary School
    130 Katherine Bates
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-0220
    2.5 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 474 students                      
  • East FalmouthEast Falmouth Elementary School
    33 Davisville Rd
    East FalmouthMA 02536
    (508)548-1052
    2.6 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 380 students                      

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