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K-8
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Ferndale, CA
Students enrolled: 346
 

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Ferndale Elementary School 4

Posted April 21, 2014
- a parent
I have been very impressed with the level of dedication & personal concern that teachers have for their students at this school. There is a definite community feel and concern for a well rounded development of the child, not merely academics. Limited resources have made it so that there is a lack of technology in the classroom there.

Ferndale Elementary School 0
no rating

Posted October 12, 2010
- a teacher
Because of the level of concern and caring for each student.


Ferndale Elementary School 5

Posted March 15, 2010
- a parent
This review submitted without content.

Ferndale Elementary School 5

Posted January 26, 2010
- a parent
Great school, superior teachers and staff, lots of personal student attention and wonderful community support.

Ferndale Elementary School 5

Posted May 20, 2006
- a staff
Ferndale has just been selected as a 'California Distinguished School' again! It is a fairly small school with large school benefits. There is a large computer lab, a fantastic music program with an accomplished teacher presenting a great band and outstanding choir and a Spanish teacher that organizes and hosts a big Cinco de Mayo festival every year, providing authentic ethnic costumes, teaching and presenting ethnic dances from different areas of Mexico to other schools and the public. The entire town turns out for the parade and fiesta. The school encourages social responsibility and is actively involved in recycling everything from paper to food. If two students have an altercation the principal will often assign them a job that requires them to work together in agreement to get said task accomplished. Parents get involved in school activities. Organized baseball, football, cheerleading, clubs, soccer are some extra-curricular activities.


Ferndale Elementary School 3

Posted May 11, 2006
- a parent
Good teachers,and great atmosphere.

Ferndale Elementary School 4

Posted February 21, 2006
- a parent
Ferndale elementary's academics are very well. There isn't many kids here, so it provides a good learning inviorment. There is a music program, arts night and the school provides basketball. In the junior high volleyball, cheerleading are also avalible. Not through the school are soccer, track, wrestling, and football, which are very popular and aren't hard to join. Also cinco de mayo, a triditonal mexican dance is offered. The kids preform infornt of other schools in humboldt county. The principle, paul meyers, is wonderful and very involved. He's the best principal so far if you ask me. Parents can volenteer in the classrooms, or for sports programs. At ferndale the community helps out alot. They purchase goods the 8th grade sells for their trip to sanfrancisco and sacramento everyyear.The kindergardeners also get a jumpstart at education with their 8th grade buddies who meet with them every thursday.

Ferndale Elementary School 3

Posted February 10, 2006
- a parent
The classrooms are packed! Music & the arts, in school are minimal.


Ferndale Elementary School 2

Posted May 26, 2005
- a parent
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Ferndale Elementary School
164 Shaw Avenue, Ferndale, CA  95536
(707) 786-5300
Last modified Ferndale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ferndale Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top