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
9 358
10 398
11 346
12 380

Ferndale High School is a public high school of the Ferndale School District located in Ferndale, WA. It has 1,482 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ferndale High School is the 87th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,417th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.87

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Ferndale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 779
(53%)
840
(52%)
 Female 703
(47%)
784
(48%)

Ferndale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 971
(66%)
1,080
(67%)
 Hispanic 264
(18%)
279
(17%)
 American Indian 94
(6%)
101
(6%)
 Two or More 85
(6%)
92
(6%)
 Asian 56
(4%)
58
(4%)
 Black 12
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ferndale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 918
(62%)
1,008
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 473
(32%)
519
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(6%)
97
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ferndale High School is ranked 79th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ferndale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 41.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 1580
2006 1523
2007 1567
2008 1620
2009 1600
2010 1567
2011 1372
2012 1412
2013 1436
2014 1502
2015 1482

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 17.5
2007 17.5
2008 18.1
2009 18.6
2010 20.2
2011 19
2012 19.7
2013 N/A
2014 23.1
2015 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40886075949367
2006 0.34996717005909
2007 0.3490746649649
2008 0.35432098765432
2009 0.40625
2010 0.37077217613274
2011 0.3899416909621
2012 0.40722379603399
2013 0.42270194986072
2014 0.44873501997337
2015 0.38056680161943

Compare Ferndale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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