Middle School Orchestra Students Spring 2015

Ferndale Schools is comprised of two high schools, two middle schools and six elementary schools serving approximately 4,700 students in grades preschool through twelve.

In partnership with parents and our community, the district will educate each student to develop the knowledge, skills and character necessary to lead a self-reliant, socially responsible life. The District is committed to having community members, staff and students work together to accomplish this mission.

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Ferndale School District is located in Northwest Washington. The hub of the district is the town of Ferndale, located 10 miles north of Bellingham, 100 miles north of Seattle and 40 miles south of Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Mount Baker and the Georgia Strait’s San Juan Islands make this an area of unparalleled natural beauty.  Ferndale offers access to a variety of recreational entertainment, social and cultural pursuits. Higher education opportunities are available in Bellingham at Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College.

The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) maintains a website with detailed demographic and test results information. This site can be found at