Ferris High School

  • Ferris High School serves 1,794 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Ferris High School operates within the Spokane School District.
  • Spokane School District's 75% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1794 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,794 students
Ferris High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ferris High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Ferris High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Ferris High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 20:1 18:1
Ferris High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Ferris High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
5%
7%
Ferris High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
9%
22%
Ferris High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
2%
4%
Ferris High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
75%
57%
Ferris High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Ferris High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
9%
7%
Ferris High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ferris 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.
0.42 0.40
Ferris 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.
34%
39%
Ferris 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.
8%
7%
Ferris High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Spokane School District's student population of 30,168 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,729 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $14,053 is higher than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Spokane School District
Number of Schools
Managed
63
4
Number of Students Managed 30,168 923
Spokane School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 75% 80%
Spokane School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $375 MM $12 MM
Spokane School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $414 MM $11 MM
Spokane School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,729 $12,785
Spokane School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,053 $12,256
Spokane 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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    SpokaneWA 99223
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    Grades: PK-6 | 534 students
    0.9 miles
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    SpokaneWA 99223
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    0.9PK-6534
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