Fairhaven High School

12 Huttleston Avenue

Fairhaven, MA 02719

Tel: (508)979-4052
  • Fairhaven High School serves 648 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Fairhaven High School operates within the Fairhaven School District.
  • Fairhaven School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 648 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 648 students
Fairhaven High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Fairhaven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Fairhaven High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Fairhaven 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 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Fairhaven High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
6%
Fairhaven High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
5%
18%
Fairhaven High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
n/a
9%
Fairhaven High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
93%
64%
Fairhaven High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fairhaven High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Fairhaven High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Fairhaven 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.
0.13 0.34
Fairhaven 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.
18%
36%
Fairhaven High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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.
6%
4%
Fairhaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Fairhaven School District's student population of 1,999 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,353 in this district is less than the state average of $18,534. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,248 is less than the state average of $18,197. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Fairhaven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,999 1,368
Fairhaven School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 85%
Fairhaven School District Graduation Rate (1993-2010)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $25 MM
Fairhaven School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $32 MM $25 MM
Fairhaven School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,353 $18,534
Fairhaven School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,248 $18,197
Fairhaven School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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