Barnstable School District
- For the 2021 school year, there are 2 public middle schools in Barnstable School District, serving 2,594 students. Public middle schools in Barnstable School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Massachusetts public middle school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 50% statewide average). This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Massachusetts.
- Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Massachusetts public middle school average of 45% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Massachusetts public middle school average of 13:1.
|School District Name||Barnstable School District|
|School District Website||http://www.barnstable.k12.ma.us/|
|School District Phone Number||(508) 862-4953|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MA)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||512 Schools|
|# of Students||2,594 Students||305,349 Students|
|# of Teachers||203 Teachers||24,229 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||13:1|
- Barnstable School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 296 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 85% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MA)|
|Overall Testing Rank||#270 out of 403 school districts|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)|
|Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||13 Students||681 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||57 Students||20,532 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||316 Students||69,662 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||220 Students||34,895 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||1,868 Students||168,325 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||8 Students||286 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||112 Students||10,947 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||2,520|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||-||7,407|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||-||7,759|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||-||8,027|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||-||8,591|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||-||9,523|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||-||22,086|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||378||60,519|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||359||70,843|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||391||71,876|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||369||10,276|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||356||9,116|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||383||8,651|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||345||8,013|
|# of Ungraded Students:||13||142|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $20,600 is higher than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $19,298 is higher than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MA)|
|Total Revenue||$100 MM||$28 MM|
|Spending||$94 MM||$26 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$20,600||$20,340|
|Revenue / Student||$19,298||$18,839|
Barnstable School District Public Middle Schools (2021)
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