Ferris High School

  • Ferris High School serves 1,803 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (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 73% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ferris High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

School Overview

  • Ferris High School's student population of 1,803 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,803 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ferris High School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ferris High School is 0.43, 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 School Rank#701 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferris High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
8%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
73%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
11%
8%
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Diversity Score0.430.64
This chart display the diversity score of Ferris High School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ferris High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ferris High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpokane School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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