Ferndale School Summary

Published on March 16, 2023

Ferndale Area Junior-Senior High School is a nationally ranked best high school for the 2017-2018 school year. During that year, the Ferndale Area School District received a bronze medal award for being one of the best high schools in the United States. This is primarily due to Ferndale’s stellar student-teacher ratio, college readiness, and PSSA scores in Math and Reading. In 2015, the Pittsburgh Business Times even named the Ferndale Area School District an “Overachiever” in Pennsylvania among state public schools. Not only does Ferndale have a 1:1 iPad ratio for grades 7-12, along with extensive technology integration, but Ferndale also has four advanced placement programs, effectively preparing students for college. Ferndale area school district is known as the home of the yellow jackets. As a team of yellow jackets, Ferndale’s esports team goes by the name ‘Swarm’. FASD Swarm is up and coming this esports season. Participating in Valorant and Overwatch 2, players are fueled and ready to go head-to-head with the other schools this season. Tune into the Esport Company’s twitch channel to catch Ferndale’s matches and competitions!

Written by Regina Ann Nappo

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