Fern Ridge Middle School

Fern Ridge Middle School serves 320 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the OR average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Fern Ridge Middle School operates within the Fern Ridge 28j School District.

Overview

The student population of 320 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 320 students
Fern Ridge Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Fern Ridge Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Fern Ridge Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 20:1
Fern Ridge Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
2%
Fern Ridge Middle School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
4%
Fern Ridge Middle School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
21%
Fern Ridge Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
3%
Fern Ridge Middle School Black (1988-2012)
White
86%
65%
Fern Ridge Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Fern Ridge Middle School Sch Ethnicity Fern Ridge Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.26 0.36
Fern Ridge Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
48%
44%
Fern Ridge Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
Fern Ridge Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,617 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fern Ridge 28j School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,617 805
Fern Ridge   28j School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $9 MM
Fern Ridge   28j School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $16 MM $9 MM
Fern Ridge   28j School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,242 $11,034
Fern Ridge   28j School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,859 $11,196
Fern Ridge   28j School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elmira High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Willamette Leadership Academy (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elmira Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Elmira Elmira Elementary School
    88960 Territorial Rd
    Elmira , OR , 97437
    (541)935-8214
    0.2  mi  |  243  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Elmira Elmira High School
    24936 Fir Grove Ln
    Elmira , OR , 97437
    (541)935-8200
    0.5  mi  |  456  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Elmira West Lane Technology Learning Center
    Charter School
    24936 Fir Grove Ln
    Elmira , OR , 97437
    (541)935-2101
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Veneta Veneta Elementary School
    88131 Territorial Rd
    Veneta , OR , 97487
    (541)935-8225
    1.4  mi  |  334  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Eugene Willamette Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    87230 Central
    Eugene , OR , 97402
    (541)935-6815
    Charter School
    4  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  6-12

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Public or Private? Which School is Best for Your Child?
Should your child attend a public or private school? A tough question indeed! Public and private schools have many benefits for children and their families, yet they both have drawbacks as well. In this article, learn about the pros and cons of each to help make your decision to go public or private an easier one.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

Did You Know?
Lane County, OR public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.31, which is lower than the Oregon average of 0.36. The most diverse school district in Lane County is Siuslaw School District 97j School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Oregon or national school diversity statistics.