Fern Hill Elementary School

  • Fern Hill Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 57%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Fern Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Oregon state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fern Hill Elementary School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Fern Hill Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Fern Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,194 schools in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fern Hill Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fern Hill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Fern Hill Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
73%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
23%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fern Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.420.37
This chart display the diversity score of Fern Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fern Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameForest Grove 15 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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