Academics

Department Chair Telephone
Counseling Aurora Davis 360-383–9255
 
CTE (Career and Technical Education) Mark Schneider 360-383-9326
In CTE we strive to educate the whole student through academic rigor and hands on learning. We use industry standards as our measure whenever possible. We believe in learning through doing and strive to give students relevant experiences that solidify their plan for after high school.
English Tim Richard 360-383-9293
The English department has 8 teachers who teach a range of Language Arts classes at all levels.  The department offers course studies in American, world, and multicultural literature as well as expository writing, research, and drama, in which students at all levels are challenged in their thinking. Opportunities to earn University of Washington credit as well as Advance Placement credit are options for advanced studies.

 

Fine Arts Terry Fitzgerald 360-383-9314
 
Math Beth Andres 360-383-9291
Math courses include algebra and geometry. Electives are offered in collection of evidence, calculus and statistics.
Science Don Pringle 360-383-9287
Sciences offered at Ferndale High include inquiry, biology honors, environmental, chemistry, physics, agriculture, forests and society, floral design, horticulture, wildlife in the modern world, and advanced placement courses.
Social Studies Becky Stockmar 360-383-9355
Social studies courses include Washington State history, world history, civics, business law, current world problems, contemporary world cultures, economics, government and politics, and psychology.
Special Education Lisa Acevedo 360-383-9290
Our special education program serves students in grade 9 through age 21. We offer a variety of programs that serve each of our students according to their needs, strengths and goals.
World Languages Ann Lackland 360-383-9275
The World Languages department at Ferndale High School includes Spanish, French and Lummi languages.  French has three years available and Spanish begins in 8th grade and continues through 5th year.  There are University of Washington credit options available for both 4th and 5th year Spanish.