Our School Story
Ferris Elementary School --home of the Ferris Falcons!
Ferris Elementary was build in 1960 and named after Mr. W.D. Ferris. Mr. Ferris is credited with selecting the name "Richmond" for the new municipality to commemorate his old home in England. Our school started off as a 4 room annex and today it is a thriving school community with 22 divisions and over 525 students!
At Ferris Elementary School we value and strive to build a sense of belonging and connectedness among all of the members of our community. Together with our dedicated staff and supportive parent community we are committed to success for all of our diverse learners. Through a collaborative approach, our dedicated staff provide leadership opportunities for our students, build global awareness and environmental responsibility, and promote the joy of learning.
At Ferris school H.E.A.R.T. defines us: Helpful & Safe, Empathetic, Accountable, Respectful & Truly Kind.