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
9 180
10 182
11 161
12 154
UG 7

Ferndale High School is a public high school of the Ferndale Public Schools located in Ferndale, MI. It has 684 students in grades 8th through 12th. Ferndale High School is the 277th largest public high school in Michigan and the 8,450th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 684
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,450th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 277th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 339th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 223rd out of 1,154

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Ferndale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 352
(51%)
952
(51%)
 Male 332
(49%)
911
(49%)

Ferndale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 380
(56%)
1,331
(71%)
 White 214
(31%)
365
(20%)
 Two or More 49
(7%)
100
(5%)
 Hispanic 27
(4%)
43
(2%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ferndale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 354
(52%)
1,063
(57%)
 Not Eligible 293
(43%)
693
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
107
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ferndale High School is ranked 149th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ferndale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.2%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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
2013 741
2014 699
2015 684

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
2013 18.5
2014 16.9
2015 16.7

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
2013 0.582995951417
2014 0.56795422031474
2015 0.57163742690058

Compare Ferndale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 57.2%
 

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