Ferndale High School

Ferndale High School serves 1,434 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Ferndale High School operates within the Ferndale School District.
Ferndale School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1434 students has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,434 students
Ferndale High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ferndale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Ferndale High School Total Teachers (1989-2013)
Students by Grade Ferndale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Ferndale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
5%
1%
Ferndale High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
4%
7%
Ferndale High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
18%
21%
Ferndale High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
69%
58%
Ferndale High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
7%
Ferndale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.49 0.40
Ferndale High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
33%
39%
Ferndale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Ferndale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Ferndale School District's student population of 4,856 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has increased from 61% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,132 in this district is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,017 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Ferndale School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed 4,856 912
Ferndale   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 80%
Ferndale   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2014)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $12 MM
Ferndale   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $54 MM $11 MM
Ferndale   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,132 $11,994
Ferndale   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,017 $10,499
Ferndale   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Windward High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Vista Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FerndaleCentral Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 310 students
    0.5 miles
    5610 Second Ave
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9600
    0.5PK-6310
  • FerndaleFerndale Special Services Elementary SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 36 students
    0.7 miles
    6041 Vista Dr
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9221
    0.7PK36
  • FerndaleVista Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 568 students
    0.7 miles
    6051 Vista Dr
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9370
    0.76-8568
  • FerndaleSkyline Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 439 students
    0.9 miles
    2225 Thornton Rd
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9450
    0.9PK-6439
  • FerndaleCascadia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 481 students
    1.5 miles
    6175 Church Rd
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-2300
    1.5PK-6481

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