Ferris High School

1002 East 8th St, Ferris, TX 75125 | (972) 544-3737
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 643
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4 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: P O Box 461, Ferris, TX 75125
  • Principal or Admin: Jana Giles
  • Fax: (972) 544-2029
  • Website: www.ferrisisd.org
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 643
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 331 (51.5%)
  • Females: 312 (48.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 55 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 357 (55.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 412 (64.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ferris High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black568.7%
Asian30.5%
Hispanic36857.2%
White21633.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ferris High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade16525.7%
10th Grade18128.1%
11th Grade15424.0%
12th Grade14322.2%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
53.0%
District:
53.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
56.0%
District:
37.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
91.0%
District:
91.0%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
2.6%
District:
2.6%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
9.6
District:
9.3
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
37.5%
District:
37.9%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
24.0%
District:
20.2%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
23.1%
District:
17.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
10.5%
District:
15.5%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$76,503
District:
$72,699
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$45,198
District:
$43,860
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$38,500
District:
$38,041
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$40,882
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$42,266
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$50,754
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$58,162
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4

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4 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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6 reviews for Ferris High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 26, 2010
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • All of you who hate Ferris-just plain hate school period. You need to realize to get anywhere in life you need to stay in school. All schools focus on the state required test-which is the law. Even parents think it is crazy. Teachers just need to teach the basics. Ferris is a small community-teachers can and do give more to their students-the students who care and do not have hate in their heart. Life is what you make it, and you can change it, turn your life around and find good if you can't find it-make it!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on October 07, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Ferris High School is Awesome! You get more one on one time with your teachers! & the athletic programs are awesome! The teaching/coaching staff there changed my life the four years i attended!! 02-06! Thank Yall!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 25, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is one of the worst school districts. It is a nightmare you can not get out of, all they are interested in is passing all the tests the state require. The homework load is a nightmare, they expect the parents to teach the kids.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Do you have a clasess of ESL
  • Reviewed by Student on December 05, 2006
  • Rating: 3 (3 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I've been attending Ferris High School all my life and I think its a pretty good school compared to others. (so I have heard) The teachers are ok and some have changed my live forever.

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