Spokane Schools

Learn about the school system in Spokane and about the various schools.

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Life in Spokane is good. There’s no denying it; we seem to have the best of everything on offer, and yet, we still get the neighborhoods that are the envy of the rest of the country. And, one of the top benefits of life in Spokane is our schools.

Spokane Public Schools offer seven high schools (plus the NEWTECH Skill Center) to public school students who live in Spokane. As of 2016, Ferris High School enrolls nearly 1,700 students in grades 9 through 12. The climb in enrollment figures began in 2014 and the numbers have been increasing since then.

Ferris High School employs about 84 full-time teachers for a student/teacher ratio of 19.5:1. The school’s performance is ranked higher than 78.4 percent of all public high schools in Washington.

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Life in Spokane is good. There’s no denying it; we seem to have the best of everything on offer, and yet, we still get to enjoy the neighborhoods that the rest of the country are jealous of. And one of the top benefits of life in Spokane, WA? Our schools, of course.

Spokane Public Schools offers a high school that is ranked 74 of 342 public high schools in the state: Ferris High. Located in Southeast Spokane, Ferris enrolls 1,682 students in grades 9 through 12.

According to Smarter Balance assessment test scores, the 11th grade students of Ferris High tend to outperform the both the state and the district in English Language Arts and in math. In fact, in 2015, these 11th grade students beat the district’s proficiency in math by nearly 15

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