Ferndale High School

1231 Main St.
Ferndale, CA 95536
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ferndale High School serves 137 students in grades 9-12.
Ferndale High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 137 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Ferndale High School's student population of 137 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
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School Rankings

Ferndale High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ferndale High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3117 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
21:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
76%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ferndale High School's ranking?
Ferndale High School is ranked #3117 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
11-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 20-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ferndale High School?
The graduation rate of Ferndale High School is 90%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Ferndale High School?
137 students attend Ferndale High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Ferndale High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ferndale High School?
Ferndale High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Ferndale High School offer ?
Ferndale High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Ferndale High School part of?
Ferndale High School is part of Ferndale Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 137 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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