Ferndale High School

  • Ferndale High School serves 153 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Ferndale High School's student population of 153 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students153 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferndale High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferndale High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6203 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:123:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
19%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
79%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ferndale High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.340.64
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Graduation Rate≥90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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