Barnstable High School

  • Barnstable High School serves 1,933 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 80% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Barnstable High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Barnstable High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Barnstable High School's student population of 1,933 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 140 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,933 students
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Total Classroom Teachers140 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Barnstable High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Barnstable High School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
10%
19%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
74%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Barnstable High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.440.35
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Graduation Rate
85%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Barnstable High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBarnstable School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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