Ferndale High School



Ferndale High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ferndale High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 186
10 214
11 204
12 195
UG 6

Ferndale High School is a public high school of the Ferndale Public Schools located in Ferndale, MI. It has 805 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ferndale High School is the 239th largest public high school in Michigan and the 7,233rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.0 to 1.

Total Students: 805
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.3

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Ferndale High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 407
(51%)
1,216
(51%)
 Female 398
(49%)
1,185
(49%)

Ferndale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 461
(57%)
1,865
(78%)
 White 265
(33%)
398
(17%)
 Two or More 43
(5%)
85
(4%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Hispanic 15
(2%)
26
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ferndale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 395
(49%)
1,384
(58%)
 Not Eligible 357
(44%)
905
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(7%)
112
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ferndale High School is ranked 134th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ferndale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ferndale High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1119
2006 1173
2007 1107
2008 1051
2009 1004
2010 966
2011 884
2012 805

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.7
2006 12.5
2007 13.5
2008 11.1
2009 10.4
2010 16.5
2011 18.1
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6112600536193
2006 0.45780051150895
2007 0.46793134598013
2008 0.5499524262607
2009 0.5597609561753
2010 0.56935817805383
2011 0.55656108597285
2012 0.55652173913043

Compare Ferndale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 55.7%
 

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