Ferndale School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 4,349 students in Ferndale School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Ferndale School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ferndale School District are Cascadia Elementary School, Beach Elementary School and Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ferndale School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ferndale School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Ferndale 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 (WA)
# Schools
14 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
4,349 Students
1,089,064 Students
# Teachers
246 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Ferndale School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 303 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 84% has increased from 69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#150 out of 306 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ferndale   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
50%
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 WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
61%
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 WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
84%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ferndale   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.67
# American Indian Students
353 Students
14,334 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
1%
# Asian Students
173 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
4%
8%
# Hispanic Students
942 Students
268,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
22%
25%
# Black Students
47 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,441 Students
554,577 Students
% White Students
56%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
379 Students
95,985 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
64
19,196
# Students in K Grade:
273
70,636
# Students in 1st Grade:
322
78,297
# Students in 2nd Grade:
311
79,453
# Students in 3rd Grade:
312
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
321
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
304
81,374
# Students in 6th Grade:
346
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
329
86,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
364
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
322
85,558
# Students in 10th Grade:
346
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
349
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
386
90,850
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,241 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,921 is less than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$71 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ferndale   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$65 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Ferndale   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,241
$17,989
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 WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,921
$18,307
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 WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Ferndale School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cascadia Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6175 Church Rd
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-2300
Grades: K-5
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Beach Elementary School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3786 Centerview Road
Lummi Island, WA 98262
(360) 383-9440
Grades: K-5
| 36 students
Rank: #33.
Central Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5610 Second Avenue
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9600
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #44.
Ferndale High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5830 Golden Eagle Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9240
Grades: 9-12
| 1,344 students
Rank: #55.
Custer Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7660 Custer School Road
Custer, WA 98240
(360) 383-9500
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: #66.
Horizon Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2671 Thornton Road
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9850
Grades: 6-8
| 490 students
Rank: #77.
Vista Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6051 Vista Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9370
Grades: 6-8
| 547 students
Rank: #88.
Skyline Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2225 Thornton Road
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9450
Grades: K-5
| 379 students
Rank: #99.
Eagleridge Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2651 Thornton Road
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9700
Grades: K-5
| 439 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ferndale Re-engagement
Alternative School
6041 Vista Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9362
Grades: 9-12
| 30 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ferndale Special Services
Special Education School
6041 Vista Dr
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9221
Grades: PK
| 16 students
Rank: n/an/a
5830 Golden Eagle Drive, Po Bo
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9210
Grades: K-12
| 30 students
Rank: n/an/a
5275 Northwest Drive
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9289
Grades: PK-K
| 44 students
Rank: n/an/a
Windward High School
5275 Northwest Ave
Ferndale, WA 98248
(360) 383-9289
Grades: 9-12
| 1 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Ferndale School District
  • 6041 VISTA DRIVE, FERNDALE, WA, 98248-9317
  • (360) 383-9210
  • ferndale.wednet.edu
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,349 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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