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Alternative Learning and Home-Based Instruction

Intent to Homeschool

Please fill out by September 15th of each school year.  Scan and email the completed Intent to Homeschool form to Lea Morris at You can also mail it to 6041 Vista Drive, Ferndale, Wa 98248. Call if you have any questions. 360.383.9235

Annual Declaration of Intent to Homeschool 

Grades K-8

Ferndale Family Partnership Home-Based Instruction: Ferndale Family Partnership (FFP) located at 5275 Northwest Dr. is a program for students in Kindergarten - 8th grade.  We are an Alternative Learning Experience (ALE). The FFP program allows students the opportunity for home-based learning. Families are supported by Certificated teachers. Curriculum is provided. For more information, contact Ferndale Family Partnership coordinator, Amy Neverdahl 360-703-8303.

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Grades 9-12

Ferndale Virtual Academy (FVA): Ferndale Virtual Academy is a remote, online program, using Edgenuity for motivated, self-directed 9-12 students wanting to receive a Ferndale School District diploma. 

Golden Eagle Academy (GEA): Golden Eagle Academy is a blended, on-site program in which students access Ferndale High School electives, along with core online classes done in the GEA classroom, earning a Ferndale School District diploma. Students must be referred by their counselor in order to access this program. 

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Ferndale School District Complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any physical, sensory and or/ mental disability, or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, honorably-discharged veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by law.  The district will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in the Title 36 of the United Code as a patriotic society.  Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the school district’s Title IX Coordinator and Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator John Fairbairn, Executive Director of Human Resources; 360-383-9206;; Ferndale School District 6041 Vista Drive, Ferndale, WA 98248 and/or Section 504/ADA Coordinator Trina Hall, Executive Director of Teaching & Learning - Special Education; 360-383-9221;; Ferndale School District 6041 Vista Drive, Ferndale, WA 98248.