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Falmouth High School (Massachusetts)


Falmouth High School (Massachusetts)

For the high school of the same name in Maine, see Falmouth High School (Maine).
Falmouth High School
874 Gifford Street Ext.
Falmouth, MA 02540

Type Public high school
Established 1973
School district Falmouth
Principal Mr. Joseph Driscoll
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,014
Color(s) Maroon & White          
Athletics conference Atlantic Coast League
Nickname Clippers
Rivals Barnstable, Sandwich, Dennis-Yarmouth
Average SAT scores 509 verbal
541 math
523 writing (2010)[1]

Falmouth High School (FHS) is a public high school located in the town of Falmouth, Massachusetts. The school serves roughly 1,000 students in grades 9-12. Over the past few years, Falmouth High School has gone through major renovations. Up until 1973, the school was named Lawrence High School and located at what is now Lawrence Junior High School. Falmouth High School is located at 874 Gifford Street Ext. The school's mascot is the Clippers and the school colors are Maroon & White.


These are some recent accomplishments of Falmouth athletic teams.

  • Hockey - State Champions (1980), (1981)
  • Football - State Finalists (1996)
  • Basketball - State Finalists (2009), Eastern Mass Champions (2009)
  • Boys Tennis - State Champions (2007)
  • On Friday February 3, 2012, Falmouth High School sent student-athletes from multiple sports to the MIAA’s annual celebration of Massachusetts Girls and Women in Sports Day at Faneuil Hall to commemorate the 40 year anniversary of Title IX.



Coordinates: 41°35′43.51″N 70°36′15.57″W / 41.5954194°N 70.6043250°W / 41.5954194; -70.6043250

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