Ferndale School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools in Ferndale School District, serving 1,435 students. Public elementary schools in Ferndale School District have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Michigan public elementary school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 44% statewide average). This district's average elementary testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in Michigan.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public elementary school average of 35% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Michigan public elementary school average of 18:1.
|School District Name||Ferndale School District|
|School District Website||http://www.ferndaleschools.org|
|School District Phone Number||(248) 586-8651|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (MI)|
|# of Schools||3 Schools||2,561 Schools|
|# of Students||1,435 Students||1,001,744 Students|
|# of Teachers||84 Teachers||57,230 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||17:1||18:1|
Ferndale School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 834 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 73% has increased from 46% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (MI)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#646 out of 869 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||3 Students||7,587 Students|
|% American Indian Students||n/a|
|# of Asian Students||9 Students||33,452 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||32 Students||81,130 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||724 Students||183,498 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||530 Students||652,184 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||843 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||137 Students||43,148 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||-||-|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||171||113,244|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||160||105,793|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||137||103,922|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||149||105,390|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||136||107,953|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||173||112,255|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||176||112,452|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||160||93,375|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||173||92,457|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||-||13,485|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||-||13,337|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||-||12,576|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||-||13,359|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||2,146|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $14,249 is higher than the state median of $13,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,685 is less than the state median of $13,281. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (MI)|
|Total Revenue||$42 MM||$10 MM|
|Spending||$37 MM||$10 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$14,249||$13,151|
|Revenue / Student||$12,685||$13,281|
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