Ferndale school information

IndexFerndaleMichiganNational
Average Test Scores21%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:122:116:1
Total public schools123,42179,221
Total private schools183524,874
Total post-secondary schools11967,963
The Ferndale, MI educational system consists of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ferndale public schools have average test scores of 21% which is 48% lower than than the Michigan average and 57% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ferndale public schools is 16:1, compared to 22:1 in Michigan and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.2% have completed high school, 41.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ferndale are 57% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Ferndale.
  • 91.8% of people in Ferndale have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Ferndale have completed high school.
  • 41.2% of people in Ferndale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ferndale

IndexFerndaleMichiganNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school91.2%85.9%83.0%
Completed some college73.7%60.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.7%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.2%27.4%30.3%
Completed masters14.8%10.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Ferndale (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grosse Pointe, MI5,25677%56%
Huntington Woods, MI6,33077%55%
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI9,26575%53%
Bloomfield Hills, MI3,98474%51%
Bingham Farms, MI1,11270%41%
Ferndale, MI20,16721%57%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Johnstown, PA20,16942%15%
Cartersville, GA20,16938%22%
Lorton, VA20,17381%65%
Murrysville, PA20,15975%52%
West Mifflin, PA20,15360%21%
Ferndale, MI20,16721%57%
Source: The Ferndale, MI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.