Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School

  • Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School serves 301 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School's student population of 301 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students301 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#1807 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
1%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
89%
66%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.200.27
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Graduation Rate≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferndale Area Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale Area SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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