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 equal to the MA average of 13:1.
  • 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 grown by 8% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students648 students
Fairhaven High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Fairhaven High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Fairhaven High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeFairhaven High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
Fairhaven High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
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 (1989-2014)
White
93%
64%
Fairhaven High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Fairhaven High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFairhaven 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.
0.130.55
Fairhaven High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
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 (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.
6%
4%
Fairhaven High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

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 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,347 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,918 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District NameFairhaven School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed1,9991,368
Fairhaven School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate75%85%
Fairhaven School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$26 MM$29 MM
Fairhaven School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$26 MM$28 MM
Fairhaven School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,347$20,216
Fairhaven School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,918$19,181
Fairhaven 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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    1.4 miles
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