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.
The 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 12% 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 (1987-2013)
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 (1988-2014)
Asian
4%
7%
Ferndale High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
18%
21%
Ferndale High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
69%
58%
Ferndale High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
4%
7%
Ferndale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ferndale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA 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.
0.49 0.40
Ferndale High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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 (2002-2014)
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 (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,856 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,132 is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 23% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,017 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 25% 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 (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 80%
Ferndale   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $55 MM $12 MM
Ferndale   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $54 MM $11 MM
Ferndale   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,132 $11,994
Ferndale   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,017 $10,499
Ferndale   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 310 students5610 Second Ave
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9600
    0.5PK-6310
  • FerndaleFerndale Special Services Elementary School
    Special Education School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK | 36 students6041 Vista Dr
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9221
    0.7PK36
  • FerndaleVista Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 568 students6051 Vista Dr
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9370
    0.76-8568
  • FerndaleSkyline Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 439 students2225 Thornton Rd
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9450
    0.9PK-6439
  • FerndaleCascadia Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 481 students6175 Church Rd
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-2300
    1.5PK-6481

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