Falmouth High School

874 Gifford St

Falmouth, MA 02540-2992

Tel: (508)540-2200
Grades: 9-12

855 students

Falmouth High School serves 855 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), 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 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 855 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Students by Grade Falmouth High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Falmouth High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
3%
16%
Black
4%
9%
White
85%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Falmouth High School Sch Ethnicity Falmouth High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.28 0.32
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%
30%
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.
1%
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,512 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Falmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,512 1,433
Falmouth School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 86%
Falmouth School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $66 MM $25 MM
Falmouth School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $73 MM $24 MM
Falmouth School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,557 $17,400
Falmouth School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,433 $16,788
Falmouth School 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)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • TeaticketTeaticket Elementary School
    45 Maravista Ext
    TeaticketMA 02536
    (508)548-1550
    1.8 mi | 348 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • FalmouthMorse Pond School
    323 Jones Rd
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-7300
    2 mi | 577 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • FalmouthLawrence Middle School
    113 Lakeview Ave
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-0606
    2.3 mi | 507 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • FalmouthMullen-hall Elementary School
    130 Katherine Bates
    FalmouthMA 02540
    (508)548-0220
    2.5 mi | 491 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • East FalmouthEast Falmouth Elementary School
    33 Davisville Rd
    East FalmouthMA 02536
    (508)548-1052
    2.6 mi | 376 students | Gr. PK-4                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Barnstable County, MA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.23, which is lower than the Massachusetts average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in Barnstable County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Massachusetts or national school diversity statistics.