Barnstable High School

744 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Barnstable High School serves 1,762 students in grades 8-12.
Barnstable High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Barnstable High School's student population of 1,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 144 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,762 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
144 teachers
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School Rankings

Barnstable High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Barnstable High School is 0.56, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#949 out of 1644 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
21%
23%
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Black
10%
10%
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White
62%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
88%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Barnstable High School's ranking?
Barnstable High School is ranked #949 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Barnstable High School often compared to?
Barnstable High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dennis-yarmouth Regional High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
28% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Barnstable High School?
The graduation rate of Barnstable High School is 88%, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Barnstable High School?
1,762 students attend Barnstable High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Barnstable High School students are White, 21% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Barnstable High School?
Barnstable High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Barnstable High School offer ?
Barnstable High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Barnstable High School part of?
Barnstable High School is part of Barnstable School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 1,762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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