Farwell High School

  • Farwell High School serves 421 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Farwell High School operates within the Farwell Area s School District.
  • Farwell Area s School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 421 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 421 students
Farwell High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Farwell High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Farwell High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Farwell High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
Farwell High School Student Teacher Ratio (1994-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Farwell High School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
n/a
3%
Farwell High School Asian Students (2000-2005)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Farwell High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
n/a
18%
Farwell High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
n/a
68%
Farwell High School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Farwell High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Farwell High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.11 0.27
Farwell High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
Farwell High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Farwell High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Farwell Area s School District's student population of 1,377 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 85% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,518 in this district is less than the state average of $13,282. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,216 is less than the state average of $13,147. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Farwell Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,377 760
Farwell Area s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 90% 82%
Farwell Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $10 MM
Farwell Area s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $14 MM $10 MM
Farwell Area s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,518 $13,282
Farwell Area s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,216 $13,147
Farwell Area s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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