PROFICIENCY 40% 4% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
34%Ferndale Unified

Ferndale High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Ferndale Unified" in Ferndale, CA. There are a total of 147 students and 11 teachers at Ferndale High, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 41 free lunch students and 9 reduced lunch students.

Ferndale High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 4% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch41
Reduced lunch9


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment25
Taking some courses16
Taking some courses (not tests)10
Passing some courses7
Passing no courses7

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ferndale High, there are a total of 25 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 16 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School30-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School40-49%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ferndale High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 83.6% 77.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.4% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 1.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.5% 17.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 4.6% 3.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Ferndale Elementary28%0.6Ferndale, CA
Loleta Elementary8%4.6Loleta, CA
Fortuna Middle School14%5.4Fortuna, CA
Fortuna Union High27%5.7Fortuna, CA
South Fortuna Elementary12%6.1Fortuna, CA
Redwood Preparatory Charter47%6.2Fortuna, CA
Toddy Thomas Elementary20%6.6Fortuna, CA
Norman G. Ambrosini Elementary32%6.7Fortuna, CA
Hydesville Elementary40%9.2Hydesville, CA
Eagle Prairie Elementary15%10.0Rio Dell, CA
Monument Middle School22%10.0Rio Dell, CA
South Bay Elementary30%10.7Humboldt Hill, CA

Ferndale demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,38223291
Median age49.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English97%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Ferndale

Completed 8th grade93.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.3%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Ferndale High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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