Ferndale High School

  • Ferndale High School serves 1,502 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Ferndale High School operates within the Ferndale School District.
  • Ferndale School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1502 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,502 students
Ferndale High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ferndale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Ferndale High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Ferndale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 18:1
Ferndale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
7%
1%
Ferndale High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
7%
Ferndale High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
17%
22%
Ferndale High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
4%
Ferndale High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
68%
57%
Ferndale High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Ferndale High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
7%
Ferndale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ferndale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.51 0.40
Ferndale High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
39%
Ferndale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Ferndale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Ferndale School District's student population of 4,954 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,715 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,481 is less than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Ferndale School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 4,954 923
Ferndale School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 80%
Ferndale School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $57 MM $12 MM
Ferndale School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $56 MM $11 MM
Ferndale School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,715 $12,785
Ferndale School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,481 $12,256
Ferndale School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FerndaleCentral Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 336 students
    0.5 miles
    P.o. Box 187
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9600
    0.5PK-6336
  • FerndaleFerndale Special Services Elementary SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 27 students
    0.7 miles
    Po Box 698
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9221
    0.7PK27
  • FerndaleVista Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 571 students
    0.7 miles
    P.o. Box 1328
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9370
    0.76-8571
  • FerndaleSkyline Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 426 students
    0.9 miles
    P.o. Box 905
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-9450
    0.9PK-6426
  • FerndaleCascadia Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 493 students
    1.5 miles
    6175 Church Rd
    FerndaleWA 98248
    (360)383-2300
    1.5PK-6493

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