A database published in Center for Michigan's Bridge Magazine shows how Ferndale Schools compares with state-wide averages when it comes to teacher education and salary, pupil-teacher ratios and other categories.
The database is part of the magazine's "Building a better teacher" series, which includes articles on teaching in Canada and the state's teacher education and certification process.
Here are some of the numbers for school districts within the township:
Average Teacher Salary Ferndale: $55,491
Pupil-Teacher Ratio Ferndale: 25 Michigan: 23 Teacher Head Count Ferndale: 230 Michigan: 101,697
Percent with advanced degree/certification Ferndale: 58 percent Michigan: 62 percent
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