Ferndale High School

Ferndale High School serves 1,372 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 40%.
Ferndale High School operates within the Ferndale School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1372 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,372 students
Ferndale High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Ferndale High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ferndale High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 19:1
Ferndale High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
5%
2%
Ferndale High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
3%
7%
Ferndale High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
20%
Ferndale High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
5%
Ferndale High School Black (1993-2012)
White
71%
60%
Ferndale High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ferndale High School Sch Ethnicity Ferndale High 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.
0.47 0.39
Ferndale High 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.
31%
37%
Ferndale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Ferndale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,891 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Ferndale School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
4
Number of Students Managed 4,891 974
Ferndale   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 62% 77%
Ferndale   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $12 MM
Ferndale   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $58 MM $11 MM
Ferndale   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,228 $12,260
Ferndale   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,556 $11,231
Ferndale   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Ferndale Central Elementary School
    5610 Second Ave
    Ferndale , WA , 98248
    (360)383-9600
    0.5  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Ferndale Mountain View Elementary School
    5780 Hendrickson Rd
    Ferndale , WA , 98248
    (360)383-9650
    0.6  mi  |  407  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Ferndale Ferndale Special Services Elementary School
    Special Education School
    6041 Vista Dr
    Ferndale , WA , 98248
    (360)383-9212
    Special Education School
    0.7  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Ferndale Vista Middle School
    6051 Vista Dr
    Ferndale , WA , 98248
    (360)383-9370
    0.7  mi  |  390  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Ferndale Skyline Elementary School
    2225 Thornton Rd
    Ferndale , WA , 98248
    (360)383-9245
    0.9  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

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Did You Know?
Ferndale, WA 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 0.37, which is lower than the Washington average of 0.44. The most diverse school in Ferndale is Ferndale Special Services Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.