Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus

  • Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus serves 472 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus's student population of 472 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2714 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
42%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
43%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
13%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.630.28
This chart display the diversity score of Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFerndale Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Not a good choice!! They care about the money that they recieve from ALL the title one kids they have. We left the district, and are now in a safe environment, and very challenging for my kids. The best choice we ever made.
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