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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.
The top ranked public elementary schools in Ferndale School District are Ferndale Middle School, Ferndale Upper Elementary Campus and Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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.

Overview

School District NameFerndale School District
School District Websitehttp://www.ferndaleschools.org
School District Phone Number(248) 586-8651
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools3 Schools2,561 Schools
# of Students1,435 Students1,001,744 Students
# of Teachers84 Teachers57,230 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#646 out of 869 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ferndale   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ferndale   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferndale   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
73%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ferndale   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.54
# of American Indian Students3 Students7,587 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students9 Students33,452 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students32 Students81,130 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
8%
# of Black Students724 Students183,498 Students
% Black Students
50%
18%
# of White Students530 Students652,184 Students
% White Students
37%
65%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a843 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students137 Students43,148 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:171113,244
# of Students in 1st Grade:160105,793
# of Students in 2nd Grade:137103,922
# of Students in 3rd Grade:149105,390
# of Students in 4th Grade:136107,953
# of Students in 5th Grade:173112,255
# of Students in 6th Grade:176112,452
# of Students in 7th Grade:16093,375
# of Students in 8th Grade:17392,457
# 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$42 MM$10 MM
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Spending$37 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Ferndale   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,249$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ferndale   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,685$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ferndale   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Ferndale School District Public Elementary Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Ferndale Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    725 Pinecrest Dr
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    (248) 541-1783

    Grades: 6-8 | 509 students
  • Ferndale Upper Elementary Campus Magnet School
    Math: 22% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    24220 Rosewood St
    Oak Park, MI 48237
    (248) 547-0880

    Grades: K-6 | 479 students
  • Ferndale Lower Elementary Campus
    2610 Pinecrest Dr
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    (248) 548-1950

    Grades: K-3 | 447 students
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