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  • Attention: BPS Website Editors 
    School Wires will be updating between Fri., Oct. 31, and Sat. Nov. 1, 2014 from 10:00 pm to 1:00 am. Significant downtime is not expected; however, some pages may not be available for a very short time.

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  • BPS  Presents a free Cape-Wide forum for parents and professionals
    Nov. 19, 2014 7:00-8:30 pm
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    8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Please Plan Accordingly

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  • Next Meeting:
    November 6, 2014
    6:30 PM - Jr/Sr Café 
    All Are Welcome!

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  • Parents/Guardians...a reminder to please notify your student's House office with any changes to your contact information.  It is imperative that we have the correct information to contact you.
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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 

Barnstable High School News

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’s
21st Century Student Learning Expectations
The Barnstable High School student shall:
  1. Demonstrate an awareness of
    (a) The rights and obligations of American citizenship.
    (b) Global responsibility.
  2. Demonstrate competencies in a wide variety of courses as well as on standardized tests.
  3. Display skills and knowledge necessary to be successful beyond high school.
  4. Demonstrate technological literacy.
  5. Understand the importance of good physical, mental, and social well being.
  6. Acquire the skills to properly attain, evaluate, and apply information.
  7. Demonstrate critical thinking skills necessary to become a lifelong learner.