Fern Ridge Middle School

88831 Territorial Rd
Elmira, OR 97437
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Fern Ridge Middle School serves 297 students in grades 6-8.
Fern Ridge Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Oregon state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Oregon state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

School Overview

Fern Ridge Middle School's student population of 297 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Fern Ridge Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 740 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Fern Ridge Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#545 out of 740 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
9%
25%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
86%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.25
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fern Ridge Middle School's ranking?
Fern Ridge Middle School is ranked #545 out of 740 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Oregon.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% OR state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% OR state average).
How many students attend Fern Ridge Middle School?
297 students attend Fern Ridge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Fern Ridge Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Fern Ridge Middle School?
Fern Ridge Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Oregon state average of 17:1.
What grades does Fern Ridge Middle School offer ?
Fern Ridge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Fern Ridge Middle School part of?
Fern Ridge Middle School is part of Fern Ridge SD 28j School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 297 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), OR Dept. of Education

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