Ferris High School

Ferris High School serves 1,649 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Ferris High School operates within the Spokane School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1649 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,649 students
Ferris High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Ferris High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ferris High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 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 20:1 19:1
Ferris High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
2%
Ferris High School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
4%
7%
Ferris High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
20%
Ferris High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
3%
5%
Ferris High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
76%
59%
Ferris High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
8%
6%
Ferris High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ferris 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.
0.41 0.39
Ferris High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
38%
Ferris High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Ferris High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 29,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,759 is less than the state average of $12,260. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,637 is higher than the state average of $11,231. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Spokane School District
Number of Schools
Managed
62
4
Number of Students Managed 29,513 935
Spokane   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 77%
Spokane   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $349 MM $12 MM
Spokane   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $346 MM $11 MM
Spokane   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,759 $12,260
Spokane   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,637 $11,231
Spokane   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Healing Lodge High School (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chase Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Adams Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SpokaneAdams Elementary School
    2909e 37 Ave
    SpokaneWA 99223
    (509)354-2000
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 326 students                      
  • SpokaneHamblen Elementary School
    2121 East Thurston Ave
    SpokaneWA 99203
    (509)354-2900
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 510 students                      
  • SpokaneLincoln Heights Elementary School
    3322 East 22nd Ave
    SpokaneWA 99223
    (509)354-3300
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 571 students                      
  • SpokaneChase Middle School
    4747 East 37th Ave
    SpokaneWA 99223
    (509)354-5000
    0.9 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 784 students                      
  • Spokane Franklin Elementary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    2627 East 17th Ave
    SpokaneWA 99223
    (509)354-2620
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 370 students                      

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