Farwell High School

Farwell High School serves 382 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Farwell High School operates within the Farwell Area s School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 382 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 16% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 382 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
4%
6%
White
94%
66%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.12 0.26
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.
56%
44%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,478 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 90% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,929 is less than the state average of $11,537. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,947 is less than the state average of $11,612. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Farwell Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 1,478 822
Graduation Rate 86% 82%
District Total Revenue $14 MM $11 MM
District Spending $14 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,929 $11,537
District Spending / Student $8,947 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    399 East Michigan St
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-9913
    Magnet School

    0 mi | Gr. 10-12 | 83 students                      
  • FarwellFarwell Middle School
    Magnet School
    500 East Ohio St
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-9915
    Magnet School

    0.1 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 437 students                      
  • FarwellFarwell Elementary School
    Magnet School
    268 East Ohio St
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-9916
    Magnet School

    0.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 505 students                      
  • FarwellFarwell Timberland Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    2655 West Ludington Dr
    FarwellMI 48622
    (989)588-7219
    Alternative School

    0.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 71 students                      
  • ClareClare Pioneer High School
    Alternative School
    670 Ann Arbor Trl
    ClareMI 48617
    (989)386-3067
    Alternative School

    4.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 44 students                      

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