Falmouth High School

874 Gifford St, Falmouth, MA 02540 | (508) 540-2200
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 974
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
School District Details
  • Falmouth School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $14,907
  • Graduation Rate: 83.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.2
  • Enrolled Students: 3,750

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 974
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 78.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 469 (48.2%)
  • Females: 505 (51.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 12 (1.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 144 (14.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 156 (16.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Falmouth High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian80.8%
Black343.5%
Asian151.5%
Hispanic333.4%
White86488.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Falmouth High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade25526.2%
10th Grade22022.6%
11th Grade23724.3%
12th Grade25326.0%
Ungraded90.9%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Falmouth High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on MCAS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

MCAS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

High School - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201074.0%72.0%63.0%
200970.0%68.0%61.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201086.0%83.0%78.0%
200993.0%89.0%81.0%
 
Math Test
201084.0%80.0%75.0%
200988.0%85.0%75.0%
 
Science Test
201076.0%75.0%65.0%
200975.0%73.0%61.0%
 
Source: MA Department of Education 2009-2010

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