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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Fern Hill Elementary School operates within the Forest Grove 15 School District.

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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
Fern Hill Elementary School Total Students (2006-2016)
Gender %Fern Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Fern Hill Elementary School Total Teachers (2006-2016)
Students by GradeFern Hill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Fern Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1194 schools in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fern Hill Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
57%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:120:1
Fern Hill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2016)
American Indian
1%
1%
Fern Hill Elementary School American Indian Students (2013-2016)
Asian
n/a
4%
Fern Hill Elementary School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
73%
22%
Fern Hill Elementary School Black Students (2006-2016)
Black
1%
2%
Fern Hill Elementary School Black Students (2004-2016)
White
23%
63%
Fern Hill Elementary School White Students (2006-2016)
Two or more races
2%
6%
Fern Hill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFern Hill Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownOR All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.55
Fern Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (2006-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
43%
Fern Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
Fern Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Fern Hill Elementary School is Forest Grove 15 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 188 school districts in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Forest Grove 15 School District's student population of 6,079 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,918 in this district is less than the state average of $11,698. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,457 is less than the state average of $11,740. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameForest Grove 15 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    3
    Number of Students Managed6,079761
    Forest Grove 15 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    35%
    43%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    47%
    57%
    District Total Revenue$66 MM$9 MM
    District Spending$63 MM$9 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,918$11,698
    District Spending / Student$10,457$11,740
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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