District Announcements

Announcements

  • “In response to the recent snowstorms that have caused an unprecedented number of school closures this month and to allow schools more instructional time prior to assessment, ESE plans to offer flexibility for scheduling the statewide testing windows for MCAS, MCAS Alternate Assessment, and PARCC. This flexibility will include extensions to the testing windows as well as alternate dates for the MCAS Grade 10 English Language Arts, Mathematics, and June Science and Technology/Engineering tests, and the grades 4, 7, and 10 MCAS ELA Composition and Composition Make-Up tests.”  Please Click Here to view
    --Mitchell D. Chester Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education

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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 
 

Our Mission


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


LEARNING EXPECTATIONS

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