Ferndale High School

5830 Golden Eagle Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Ferndale High School serves 1,485 students in grades 9-12.
Ferndale High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ferndale High School's student population of 1,485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

Ferndale High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ferndale High School is 0.55, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1265 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
6%
2%
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Asian
4%
8%
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Hispanic
19%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
64%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.550.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ferndale High School is Ferndale Re-engagement (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Parent Community Connection (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ferndale Central Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 343 students
    0.5 miles
    5610 Second Avenue
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360) 383-9600
    0.5 PK-5 343
  • Ferndale Parent Community Connection Alternative School
    Grades: K-8
    0.6 miles
    5870 Hendrickson Avenue
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360) 383-9210
    0.6 K-8 n/a
  • Ferndale Ferndale Special Services Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 69 students
    0.7 miles
    6041 Vista Dr
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360) 383-9221
    0.7 PK 69
  • Ferndale Vista Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 604 students
    0.7 miles
    6051 Vista Drive
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360) 383-9370
    0.7 6-8 604
  • Ferndale Ferndale Re-engagement Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 45 students
    0.8 miles
    6041 Vista Drive
    Ferndale, WA 98248
    (360) 383-9362
    0.8 9-12 45

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