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  • Interested in serving on the Barnstable Superintendent Search Committee?   Open to all: teachers, administrators, parents and community members. Please contact School Committee Chair Margeaux Weber at weber_margeaux@barnstable.k12.ma.us
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  • Barnstable Food Services is excited to announce that we will move from our current provider Meal Pay Plus to an upgraded program  MYSCHOOLBUCKS.  Go to https://www.myschoolbucks.com to sign up today. 
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  • Important Announcement: The X2 Family and Student portals will be off line for the summer beginning Friday, July 10th until the 1st day of the 2015-2016 school year.
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  • Taking an Advanced Placement class next year...CLICK HERE for important info
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  • For information on Summer School registration for BHS and Non BHS students click here.
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  • Going to be new to Barnstable High School in September 2015?  Please join us, connect with old friends, and meet some new ones...CLICK HERE for more information.
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Barnstable High School News

Principal's Corner

Patrick Clark, Principal

Welcome to Barnstable High School: Barnstable High School is one of Massachusetts’ premier, comprehensive, fully-public high schools. We proudly serve the seven villages of Barnstable and school choice students from the Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts regions. We have attracted National attention being ranked amongst the top High Schools in Massachusetts according to US News and World Report. 

CORE VALUES: All children have the right to every opportunity to achieve their full potential. Each person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. Integrity and personal responsibility are the hallmarks of our daily interactions.

MISSION: Barnstable High School, in partnership with parents and community, promotes academic excellence and artistic expression and prepares a diverse student body to be creative, responsible, productive citizens. We take PRIDE in our students and in our community and take an active role so our students are Productive, Respectful, Involved, Diverse,and Educated.

LEARNING EXPECTATION: Barnstable High School Students will: think and read critically, demonstrate technological literacy, write and speak clearly, obtain, evaluate and apply information effectively, listen actively, demonstrate creativity, exhibit local and global responsibility, maintain physical, social and emotional wellness. 

Barnstable High School offers a comprehensive program of studies to meet the needs of all learners. Our Advanced Placement programs, career vocational technical educational program and variety of specialized electives allow schedule customization that 21st century learners deserve.  Efforts will continue to be made to meet the needs of diverse learners. Please click here to see  instructional practices responsive to student needs that will help ensure that adequate instructional supports are available for students and teachers.

We share a 60 acre campus with our primary feeder school, Barnstable Intermediate School. Our facilities are beautiful, our staff exceptional and our students leave prepared for the challenges that wait.

If you would like to arrange a private tour or shadow day for your student, please contact the school counseling office at 508-790-6445. 

Have a Red Raider Day! 

Patrick C. Clark, Principal
Class of 1990

BHS Goes to Space-2014 

Our Mission


Barnstable High School, in partnership with parents and community, promotes academic excellence and artistic expression and prepares a diverse student body to be creative, responsible, productive citizens.

We take PRIDE in our students and in our community.

Productive, Respectful,Involved, Diverse, Educated


Barnstable High School Students will:

·think and read critically

·demonstrate technological literacy

·write and speak clearly

·obtain,evaluate and apply information effectively

·listen actively

·demonstrate creativity

·exhibit local and global responsibility

· maintain physical, social and emotional wellness