Barrington High School
is located in Barrington, Rhode Island
. Its Principal is Joseph Hurley, who assumed the office following the retirement of former principal John Gray. Barrington High School is a "Nationally Recognized Blue Ribbon School of Excellence."
The school's mission statement reads:<blockquote>•The mission of Barrington High School is to equip each student with the knowledge and skills to be a confident, cooperative, critical decision maker and an ethical contributor to a competitive and ever-changing world; this purpose is accomplished by providing an academically rigorous curriculum, diverse co-curricular opportunities, and effective instructional strategies which challenge all students to reach their highest levels of achievement.</blockquote>
Barrington High School was established after the construction of its current building at 220 Lincoln Avenue between 1950-1959.
•Foreign language(s) taught: French
•Special education programs designed specifically for students with specific learning disabilities.
•This school has a particular instructional focus on hands-on learning, project-based instruction.
is required for all grades.
Barrington is recognized for having students that are among the highest scorers in the state on standardized tests. In 2009 93% of Barrington 11th graders were proficient in reading and 85% were... Read More