Ferris ISD School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,586 students in Ferris ISD School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
Public Schools in Ferris ISD School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the Texas public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ferris ISD School District are Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School, Lee Longino Elementary School and Ferris J High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ferris ISD School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Texas.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Texas public school average of 73% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ferris ISD School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Ferris ISD School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (TX)
# Schools
5 Schools
9,055 Schools
# Students
2,586 Students
5,372,448 Students
# Teachers
203 Teachers
369,163 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Ferris ISD School District, which is ranked #1016 of all 1,194 school districts in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (TX)
Overall District Rank
#986 out of 1201 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ferris ISD  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ferris ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ferris ISD  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ferris ISD  School District and public school graduation rate of TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.64
# American Indian Students
7 Students
18,751 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
8 Students
254,161 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
5%
# Hispanic Students
1,899 Students
2,840,027 Students
% Hispanic Students
73%
53%
# Black Students
149 Students
681,193 Students
% Black Students
6%
13%
# White Students
483 Students
1,424,019 Students
% White Students
19%
26%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
8,263 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
38 Students
143,704 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
160
217,846
# Students in K Grade:
176
361,341
# Students in 1st Grade:
175
381,379
# Students in 2nd Grade:
171
380,041
# Students in 3rd Grade:
165
381,044
# Students in 4th Grade:
165
385,309
# Students in 5th Grade:
177
395,638
# Students in 6th Grade:
204
414,487
# Students in 7th Grade:
219
421,484
# Students in 8th Grade:
230
422,639
# Students in 9th Grade:
192
436,957
# Students in 10th Grade:
190
420,926
# Students in 11th Grade:
201
388,574
# Students in 12th Grade:
161
364,783
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,184 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,045. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,057 is less than the state median of $12,825. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (TX)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$32 MM
$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ferris ISD  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$29 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Ferris ISD  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,184
$13,045
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ferris ISD  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$11,057
$12,825
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ferris ISD  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in TX by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Ferris ISD School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lucy Mae Mcdonald Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Fm 983
Ferris, TX 75125
(972) 544-2574
Grades: 1-5
| 512 students
Rank: #22.
Lee Longino Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 W F M 664
Ferris, TX 75125
(972) 544-8662
Grades: 1-5
| 341 students
Rank: #33.
Ferris J High School
Math: 35% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1002 E 8th St
Ferris, TX 75125
(972) 544-3737
Grades: 6-8
| 653 students
Rank: #44.
Ferris High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 E 8th St
Ferris, TX 75125
(972) 544-3737
Grades: 9-12
| 744 students
Rank: n/an/a
600 S Central
Ferris, TX 75125
(972) 544-3212
Grades: PK-K
| 336 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Ferris ISD School District
  • 301 E 5TH ST, FERRIS, TX, 75125-2225
  • (972) 544-3858
  • ferrisisd.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,586 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in TX)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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