Ferndale school information

IndexFerndaleWashingtonNational
Average Test Scores44%48%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:120:116:1
Total public schools81,99179,221
Total private schoolsn/a54824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1477,963
The Ferndale, WA educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ferndale public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 10% lower than than the Washington average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ferndale public schools is 17:1, compared to 20:1 in Washington and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.3% have completed high school, 25.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ferndale are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Ferndale.
  • 85.9% of people in Ferndale have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Ferndale have completed high school.
  • 25.3% of people in Ferndale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ferndale

IndexFerndaleWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.3%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college62.2%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.9%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.3%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Geneva, WA2,63060%21%
Bellingham, WA84,46257%17%
Lynden, WA13,20456%13%
Nooksack, WA1,76355%12%
Sumas, WA1,77555%11%
Ferndale, WA12,66644%12%

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Ferndale, WA12,66644%12%
Source: The Ferndale, WA 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.