Barnstable High School

  • Barnstable High School serves 1,911 students in grades 8-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Barnstable High School operates within the Barnstable School District.
  • Barnstable School District's 80% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1911 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 143 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,911 students
Barnstable High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Barnstable High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
Barnstable High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeBarnstable High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
Barnstable High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Barnstable High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
8%
18%
Barnstable High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
7%
9%
Barnstable High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
77%
64%
Barnstable High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Barnstable High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBarnstable High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA 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.
0.400.55
Barnstable High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
33%
36%
Barnstable High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
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.
3%
4%
Barnstable High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Barnstable School District's student population of 4,933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 73% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,289 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,731 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District NameBarnstable School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed4,9331,368
Barnstable School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate80%85%
Barnstable School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$85 MM$29 MM
Barnstable School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$83 MM$28 MM
Barnstable School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$17,289$20,216
Barnstable School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$16,731$19,181
Barnstable School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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