Falmouth High School

874 Gifford Street

Falmouth, MA 02540

Tel: (508)540-2200
  • Falmouth High School serves 870 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
  • Falmouth High School operates within the Falmouth School District.
  • Falmouth School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 870 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 870 students
Falmouth High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Falmouth High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Falmouth High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Falmouth High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 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
Falmouth High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
6%
Falmouth High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
2%
18%
Falmouth High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
5%
9%
Falmouth High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
84%
64%
Falmouth High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Falmouth High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Falmouth High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.29 0.34
Falmouth 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.
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Falmouth High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
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Falmouth High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Falmouth School District's student population of 3,547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 81% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,467 is higher than the state average of $17,359. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,401 is higher than the state average of $17,039. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Falmouth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,547 1,368
Falmouth School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 86% 85%
Falmouth School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue $62 MM $24 MM
Falmouth School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $62 MM $23 MM
Falmouth School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,467 $17,359
Falmouth School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $17,401 $17,039
Falmouth School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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