District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District
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District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews From Schools in Ferndale School District
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Current student
September 14, 2021
great school! the lunches are really good, the classes are a perfect balance of easy and hard work. they are dealing with the pandemic in a great way. they inforce masks and six feet distance. the... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 23, 2021
Overall this school is the laughing stock of Ferndale, Wa. Don't take my word for it, talk to parents, talk to students. See what they say. I have witnessed the former principal (that has thankfully... More
Parent / Guardian
February 01, 2019
10/10 I love that my boys have had the chance to attend this amazing school with such a wonderful staff. the principal even remembers every student and parents name which makes everyone feel super... More