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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Ferndale Area SD School District serving 703 students in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Ferndale Area SD School District (2019-20)

Overview

School District NameFerndale Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students703 students
# of Teachers60 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
# of Male Students325 students
% Male Students
46%
# of Female Students378 students
% Female Students
54%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.29
# of American Indian Studentsn/a
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students2 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students29 students
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students39 students
% Black Students
6%
# of White Students588 students
% White Students
84%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students45 students
% of Two or more races Students
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:85
# of Students in 1st Grade:41
# of Students in 2nd Grade:54
# of Students in 3rd Grade:58
# of Students in 4th Grade:60
# of Students in 5th Grade:46
# of Students in 6th Grade:58
# of Students in 7th Grade:43
# of Students in 8th Grade:49
# of Students in 9th Grade:47
# of Students in 10th Grade:60
# of Students in 11th Grade:58
# of Students in 12th Grade:44
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Ferndale Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ferndale Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferndale Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ferndale Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $14,311 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $12,636 is less than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$11 MM$19 MM
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Spending$10 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Ferndale Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,311$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ferndale Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$12,636$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ferndale Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Ferndale Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.29, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Ferndale Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.