Ferndale High School

Ferndale High School 

The Ferndale secondary schools campus offers the small community feel and personalized attention for which Ferndale Schools is famous. Students have access to integrated STEM electives and our top-ranked IMPI Robotics team. We offer over 20 AP courses, award-winning music, drama and art classes, and more opportunities for enrichment at the Center for the Advanced Studies and the Arts (CASA). Students enjoy 17 FREE varsity sports! And now, through our Early College program, students can graduate high school with a FREE associate’s degree.



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  • National Merit Semi-Finalist

  • Student accepted to Johns Hopkins University

  • Student accepted to MIT

  • IMPI Robotics Team Ranked in the Top 20 in the world

  • Six DECA State Finalists, two DECA National Finalists

  • 38 Students Named to National Honor Society

  • FHS Writers Sweep Marygrove University Writing Awards 



  • District Champion Tennis Player

  • Four Boys Soccer Players named All-District

  • Girls Soccer League Champions

  • District Champion Varsity Girls Volleyball Team

  • FHS Swimmer earns All-State Honors and Wayne State Scholarship

  • Scholar athlete award finalist

  • FHS Football Player awarded athletic scholarship to Findlay University

  • FHS Wrestler named All-State

  • Boys and Girls Cross Country State Qualifiers 

Arts & Humanities



  • Best Communities for Music Education 2014

  • Marching Band Finished in 4th place at MCBA Finals

  • FHS Student Selected for Oakland University Honors Band

  • 11 FHS Students selected for Oakland University Honors Orchestra

  • FHS students earned more than $100,000 in scholarships    from Michigan Thespian Festival

  • Student scored perfect 100 at state level solo festival qualifying    for Michigan youth arts festival

  • Every choir, band and orchestra received straight 1s at district festival

  • 3 Ferndale High School students have been invited to perform    in the Michigan Youth Arts Festival Orchestra 


  • Over $2,000,000 in scholarships were awarded to the class of 2014.
  • Over $100,000 in scholarships were earned by FHS students from the Michigan Thespian Festival.
  • Over $48,278 came from our local clubs, organizations and generous community and school benefactors.





  • North Central Accreditation 2013-2018
  • 2012 Michigan Reward School
  • Official Michigan Emerald School-Michigan Green Schools 
FHS News
October 18, 2016

Garden Fresh Hosts STEM Accelerator Day

Ferndale Public Schools was invited by Garden Fresh Gourmet of Ferndale to visit their corporate facilities for a STEM Accelerator day today, October 18th. Students from FHS and UHS traveled across town to visit the Ferndale facilities, which produce over 75 tons of America’s #1 Salsa every day. 

‚ÄčThe trip was very informative for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathemetics) students, as they observed and experienced numerous real world applications for the principals they are exploring in the classroom.

October 11, 2016

FEF Sends Students to Straford

Senior AP Lit students travelled to Ontario to see Macbeth

Yesterday, October 11th, the senior level AP Literature and Composition classes at Ferndale High School went to Stratford, Ontario to see the tragedy Macbeth. This annual trip is sponsored in large part by a generous grant from the Ferndale Education Foundation, and will hopefully inspire future lovers of Shakespearean theater.

October 7, 2016

Homecoming Game, Parade & Tailgate

We’re all very excited for Homecoming this afternoon, and we’re celebrating with our 3rd Annual Homecoming Parade down 9 Mile Rd., marching right into the Tailgate Party hosted by yours truly in the FHS parking lot. This year’s theme is the “Roaring 20’s”!

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