Falmouth High School

  • Falmouth High School serves 842 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Falmouth High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Falmouth High School's student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Falmouth High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Falmouth High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#75 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
20%
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Black
4%
9%
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White
81%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.340.59
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFalmouth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Falmouth High School is Mashpee High School (5.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Lawrence (2.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Teaticket (1.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Falmouth Teaticket
    Grades: PK-4 | 365 students
    1.8 miles
    45 Maravista Ave Ext
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-1550
    1.8 PK-4 365
  • Falmouth Morse Pond School
    Grades: 5-6 | 555 students
    2.0 miles
    323 Jones Road
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-7300
    2.0 5-6 555
  • Falmouth Lawrence
    Grades: 7-8 | 599 students
    2.3 miles
    113 Lakeview Avenue
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-0606
    2.3 7-8 599
  • Falmouth Mullen-hall
    Grades: K-4 | 434 students
    2.5 miles
    130 Katherine Lee Bates Rd
    Falmouth, MA 02540
    (508) 548-0220
    2.5 K-4 434
  • East Falmouth East Falmouth Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 264 students
    2.6 miles
    33 Davisville Rd
    East Falmouth, MA 02536
    (508) 548-1052
    2.6 K-4 264

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