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For the 2021 school year, there are 4 public high schools in Ferndale School District, serving 1,501 students. Public high schools in Ferndale School District have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the Michigan public high school average of 12%), and reading proficiency score of 6% (versus the 15% statewide average). This district's average high testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in Michigan.
The top ranked public high schools in Ferndale School District are Tri County Educational Center, Ferndale High School and University High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
public high school in Ferndale School District have a Graduation Rate of 78%, which is less than the Michigan average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Ferndale High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Michigan or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Michigan public high school average of 32% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is more than the Michigan public high school average of 19:1.

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 Schools4 Schools1,368 Schools
# of Students1,501 Students550,956 Students
# of Teachers60 Teachers29,562 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio26:119:1

District Comparison

Ferndale School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 696 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
0.400.50
# of American Indian Students3 Students5,255 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students20 Students17,337 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students35 Students39,844 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
7%
# of Black Students1,134 Students94,753 Students
% Black Students
76%
17%
# of White Students247 Students376,268 Students
% White Students
17%
69%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a516 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students62 Students16,967 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten: - 4,320
# of Students in 1st Grade: - 4,129
# of Students in 2nd Grade: - 4,301
# of Students in 3rd Grade: - 4,221
# of Students in 4th Grade: - 4,484
# of Students in 5th Grade: - 4,857
# of Students in 6th Grade: - 8,385
# of Students in 7th Grade: - 15,996
# of Students in 8th Grade: - 19,770
# of Students in 9th Grade:262123,346
# of Students in 10th Grade:347121,126
# of Students in 11th Grade:330115,646
# of Students in 12th Grade:558117,197
# of Ungraded Students:43,178

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
This chart display total revenue of Ferndale   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Tri County Educational Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    21131 Garden Lane
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    (248) 586-8885

    Grades: 9-12 | 337 students
  • Ferndale High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    881 Pinecrest Dr
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    (248) 548-8622

    Grades: 9-12 | 727 students
  • University High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2521 Bermuda
    Ferndale, MI 48220
    (248) 586-8846

    Grades: 9-12 | 437 students
  • Casa
    23561 Rosewood St
    Oak Park, MI 48237
    (248) 691-8502

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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