Farwell High School

Farwell High School serves 372 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Farwell High School operates within the Farwell Area s School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

The student population of 372 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 372 students
Farwell High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Farwell High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Farwell High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Farwell High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 19:1
Farwell High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
Farwell High School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Farwell High School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
1%
18%
Farwell High School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
95%
68%
Farwell High School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Farwell High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.10 0.27
Farwell High School Diversity Score (1991-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
58%
43%
Farwell High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
Farwell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,422 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 93% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,130 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,288 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Farwell Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,422 784
Farwell Area s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 82%
Farwell Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $11 MM
Farwell Area s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $14 MM $11 MM
Farwell Area s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,130 $11,681
Farwell Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,288 $11,849
Farwell Area s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Farwell Area Early College High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Farwell Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Farwell Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FarwellFarwell Area Early College High School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 10-12 | 64 students399 East Michigan St
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-9913
    010-1264
  • FarwellFarwell Middle School
    Magnet School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 414 students500 East Ohio St
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-9915
    0.15-8414
  • FarwellFarwell Elementary School
    Magnet School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 506 students268 East Ohio St
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-9916
    0.2KG-4506
  • FarwellFarwell Timberland Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 66 students2655 West Ludington Dr
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-7219
    0.49-1266
  • ClareClare Pioneer High School
    Alternative School
    4.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 31 students670 Ann Arbor Trl
    ClareMI 48617
    (989)386-3067
    4.39-1231

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