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Avg. test scores 12%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 16%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Ferndale, WA Schools

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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%

      Ferndale, WA School Districts

      • Ferndale School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ferndale. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ferndale, WA schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Ferndale, WA, an average of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      Moss Bluff, LA12,65472%46%
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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.