Ferndale Area Junior-Senior High School

Mode of Instruction Change:

On January 13th, the board voted to continue in our “current mode of instruction” through January 22nd.   


The Jr/Sr high school hybrid schedule will be as follows: 

L-Z will attend in-person on January 19 and 21. 

A-K will attend in-person on January 20. 

All students will attend virtually on January 22. 


The board also voted to change our “mode of instruction” beginning January 25th to full in-person learning K4-12, Monday – Friday.  There will be no virtual Fridays. 

Synchronous learning will still be an option for students who want to remain fully virtual.  If the students choose synchronous learning, they must remain there through the 3rdmarking period (March 22nd).  Parents or guardians who desire for their child to remain virtual must contact the school office. The deadline for this decision is Wednesday, January 20th.  The school board voted to remain in this new “mode of instruction” until further notice. 

Mission Statement

Vision Statement
The Ferndale Area School District will strive to provide a safe and nurturing community for excellent teaching and learning where students prepare for a life of continual learning, and acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to solve problems, communicate effectively, and be responsible citizens in a constantly changing environment.
Three guideposts for our vision are:
This is "OUR" house.
Every student, Every day.
Life Ready, Set, Go! (for the Junior-Senior High School)
Shared Values
  • We believe that all students can learn.
  • We expect students to learn the skills, concepts, and values necessary for them to be successful
    in both their personal and professional lives.
  • We ensure the academic success and personal growth of all students through modeling and
    instruction by providing individualized opportunities. Children/students are put first.
  • We hold ourselves to a standard of excellence in our professional practices.
  • We will promote a caring environment of respect, teamwork, integrity, and accountability.
Parents and Guardians:
Should you have a question or concern, please follow the following flow chart:
Chain of Command
Should you need information to contact your student's teacher, please click here.
For technical assistance, please click here for the Help Desk Information.
Attendance Clarification Letter


Ferndale Area Junior-Senior High School
College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Code: 391965
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Travis Robison
600 Harlan Avenue
Johnstown, PA  15905
Telephone:  814-288-5757
Fax:  814-288-5224




Ferndale Area Jr. Sr. High School

Earns Bronze Rating from U.S. News and World Report
We are a 2019-2020 Best United States High School!  U.S. News and World Report evaluated nearly 22,000 public high schools across 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were awarded gold, silver, or bronze medals based on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare students for college, and several other factors.

This is our seventh year since 2013-2014 for receiving a Bronze Rating or above from U.S. News and World Report!


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