Welcome to Nantucket High School

A Message from Principal John Buckey

Bertram H. Holland
2012 Massachusetts High School Principal of the Year

Welcome to the Nantucket High School website and to the 2014-2015 academic year.  As we embark upon our 176th year of educating our island students, we maintain our fiercely proud tradition of academic, athletic and artistic excellence.  We offer a rich and relevant curriculum, which provides students myriad opportunities for authentic application of knowledge around Nantucket. Our school extends well beyond the walls of building; the island is our campus. We are guided in all we do by our mission: WHALER PRIDE.

Complementing our comprehensive curriculum is a wide-ranging athletic and co-curricular program.  With fifteen interscholastic athletic teams and an additional twenty plus clubs and activities, students have many opportunities to learn and grow beyond the traditional classroom.  Community service is a significant part of the Nantucket High School educational experience.


Our website is full of information about our school and our programs.  I welcome you to peruse the website and to contact us for additional information.  We look forward to another year of excellence in education. 


The Nantucket public school system is in the process of transitioning to a new student information system called Aspen. Please note that Classroll.com is no longer our online gradebook. Parents and students will be supplied with an Aspen account in the near future. Thank you for your patience.

Announcements & Important Dates

September 17 Early Release Day 12:00 dismissal

NHS OPEN HOUSE September 18 at 6:00PM

September 19 NHS Principal's Coffee 8:00 AM 

School Supply list for 2014-2015


 Non-Discrimination Statement

All members of the NPS community shall be free from harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, creed, age, sexual orientation, or disability


  (603 CMR 26.00; M.G.L. c. 76, § 5.: Access to Equal Education Opportunity)