Ferndale Elementary



Ferndale Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ferndale Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 32
2 31
3 44
4 42
5 31
6 40
7 53
8 42
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ferndale Elementary is a public elementary school located in Ferndale, CA in the Ferndale Unified School District. It enrolls 363 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ferndale Elementary is the 4,774th largest public school in California and the 35,774th largest nationally. It has 24.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 363
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,774th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,774th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,404th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 4,903rd out of 6,257

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Ferndale Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 190
(52%)
190
(52%)
 Female 173
(48%)
173
(48%)

Ferndale Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 259
(71%)
259
(71%)
 Hispanic 83
(23%)
83
(23%)
 American Indian 12
(3%)
12
(3%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
2
(1%)

Ferndale Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 183
(50%)
183
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 139
(38%)
139
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 41
(11%)
41
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Ferndale Elementary is ranked 4,153rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ferndale Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ferndale Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 301
2006 322
2007 315
2008 324
2009 330
2010 340
2011 346
2012 364
2013 357
2014 347
2015 363

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.1
2007 15.4
2008 17.9
2009 18.7
2010 N/A
2011 21.6
2012 26
2013 25.5
2014 24.5
2015 24.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34883720930233
2006 0.35403726708075
2007 0.3015873015873
2008 0.27469135802469
2009 0.26666666666667
2010 0.33529411764706
2011 0.14450867052023
2012 0.43681318681319
2013 0.42016806722689
2014 0.47838616714697
2015 0.49586776859504

Compare Ferndale Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,450.0% 24.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 363 24.5:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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