Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School
|Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School|
|210 Station Ave.,
South Yarmouth, MA 02664
|Principal||Mr. Ken Jenks|
|Color(s)||Green & White|
|Rivals||Nauset, Barnstable, Falmouth|
|Average SAT scores||492 verbal
476 writing (2012)
|Budget||$13,604 per pupil (2010)|
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School is a suburban public high school (grades 8-12) in Yarmouth, Massachusetts. It opened in 1957 and was expanded and renovated in 1979, and again in 2006. It serves the towns of Yarmouth and Dennis, and has an enrollment of around 1,100 students. Dennis-Yarmouth, or known more commonly to the locals as "D-Y", is the 3rd largest high school (in terms of student population) on Cape Cod, behind only Barnstable High School and Falmouth High School. It is located on 210 Station Avenue in South Yarmouth, south of the Mid Cape Highway.
Dennis-Yarmouth is affiliated with the MIAA and participates in many varsity sports. The school is part of the Atlantic Coast League, a Division 2 athletics conference in Massachusetts. In recent years the Dolphins and Lady Dolphins have enjoyed success on many playing fields. The baseball team has won the ACL South Championship in 4 of the last 6 years. The football team won the league championship for the first time in 47 years in 2007, and then won it again in 2010 and 2011. The football team also won its first State Championship in 2011. The girls track and cross country teams have continued their dominance, winning multiple State and New England Championships. D-Y participates at the Division 2 level of athletics in Massachusetts.
The football team has created a rivalry with Nauset Regional High School on Thanksgiving Day. The two teams play on Thanksgiving Day each year in the Chowder Bowl. The winner keeps the Chowder Bowl trophy for the entire school year. Recently the rivalry has extended to the faculty with the creation of the annual Chowder Cup game. The Chowder Cup is a flag football game played between the teachers of Dennis-Yarmouth and the teachers of Nauset. In 2011, D-Y and Nauset played for the Atlantic Coast League Championship on Thanksgiving, with D-Y winning the game by a score of 27-15, and in the process completed an undefeated regular season, won the Atlantic Coast League outright for the second straight year, and advanced to the MIAA Division 2A State Playoffs. The Dolphins eventually won the Division 2A State Championship against Wakefield by a score of 35-0, and completed an undefeated season at 13-0. They were also ranked as the #4 high school football team in Massachusetts in 2011.
In 2013, the football team once again qualified for the MIAA State Playoffs, advancing all the way to the Division 4 State Championship game, which they lost to Doherty of Worcester by a heartbreaking score of 28-26. The football team finished the season with 10-3 record.
Dennis-Yarmouth has a continually victorious track program. In 2006, the girls cross country team won the State Meet at Northfield Mountain, Northfield MA. They have only lost one cross country meet in eight years, and have lost no dual track meets in that time. Their main rival is Barnstable High School.
In 2011, Dennis-Yarmouth had teams with ACL champions in cross country, football, and volleyball.
|Fall Sports||Winter Sports||Spring Sports|
|Boys and Girls Soccer||Girls Basketball||Softball|
|Boys and Girls Cross Country||Hockey||Boys and Girls Tennis|
|Field Hockey||Winter Track||Girls Golf|
|Boys Golf||Ski & Snowboard Club||Boys and Girls Track|
As of 2008, Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School had 1002 students.
- 862 (86%) were Caucasian
- 51 (5%) were Hispanic
- 50 (5%) were African-American
- 17 (2%) were Asian
- 13 (1%) were Native American
Every March the Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School Student Council plans and hosts the annual Cape and Islands Leadership Conference (CILC). The conference invites student councils from high schools across Cape Cod and South Eastern Massachusetts to listen to motivational speakers and engage in leadership workshops and large group team work activities. One-hundred fourteen students from seven high schools attended the 2009 Cape and Islands Leadership Conference which took place on March 27. On April 9, 2010, the Student council will host their 15th Annual Cape and Islands Leadership Conference (CILC). The theme for 2010's conference is 'Go 4 the G.O.L.D.' This theme is incorporated with the Olympics and bringing the other student councills from all over the Cape to work in workshops. The workshops are to build and engage the students to work with communication in a large group.
Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School has a very successful competitive marching band, which has won numerous recent championships, including USBands Division 3A Massachusetts State Champions in 2010, USBands Division 3A Massachusetts State Champions and New England Champions in 2012, and USBands Division 4A Massachusetts State Champions, New England Champions and Class A Grand Champions. Aside from the regular fall halftime show, the marching band program also sponsors a winter percussion program that won NESBA Scholastic Marching A Class Massachusetts State Champions and New England Champions in 2013 and a winter colorguard program that competes in the NESBA circuit.
U. S. News Ranking
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- "Best High Schools: Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School" U. S. News
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