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Harding Administration Center (Board of Education)
2920 Burdette St, Ferndale, MI 48220
The Harding Administration Center is located on Burdette Street, south of Harding Park and north of Sylvan Avenue. It isMore where the administration of the Ferndale Public School District resides. The school board meetings are held here on the third Monday of every month at 7pm in the media center. Check the Ferndale Public Schools website for details.
Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest Dr, Ferndale, MI 48220

Ferndale High School is located in the southwestern edge of town, along Pinecrest Drive. The school serves FerndaleMore and Pleasant Ridge, as well as portions of Royal Oak Township and Oak Park. The school offers a number of clubs and activities, as well as regionally recognized athletic programs and an award winning marching band. Principal Herbert Ivory, an alumnus of Grant School and Ferndale High School, has been principal of FHS since 1998. In 2006, Ivory won the South Oakland County NAACP Freedom Fighter Award for his long-time contribution to Ferndale Public Schools.

Beyond the core curriculum, FHS offers an extensive lineup of award-winning performing arts, physical education, advanced placement and honors courses. Furthermore, students can select advanced placement courses through the Center for Advanced Studies and the Arts (CASA).

FHS principal Herbert Ivory can be reached at hivory@ferndaleschools.org.

John F. Kennedy School
24220 Rosewood St, Oak Park, MI 48237

John F. Kennedy School is located in Oak Park and is a K-6 magnet school in the Ferndale Public SchoolMore district.

The Ferndale Open Classroom program was established in the 1980s. The program is project-based and aims to develop student independence and responsibility, stressing self-motivation and self-confidence. Parent participation is required and each family is asked to volunteer a minimum of 40 hours a year for the school.

John F. Kennedy's principal is Pauline K. Nagle and she can be reached at pknagle@ferndaleschools.org.

Jefferson Center
22001 Republic Ave, Oak Park, MI 48237

The Jefferson Center is part of the Ferndale Public Schools alternative education program. It is located in Oak Park,More on the west side of Republic Street, between Leroy and Saratoga streets. The Jefferson Center services grades 9 through 12. Students can participate in student council as well as go out for basketball.

There are approximately 1,000 students enrolled in the various alternative and adult education programs in the Ferndale school district.

Director of the Adult and alternative education program is Gary Sophiea and can be reached at gsophiea@ferndaleschools.org.

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