The Friendship School

Tel: (860)447-4049
Grades: PK-KG

513 students

The Friendship School serves 513 students in grades PK-KG.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 41%.
The Friendship School operates within the Learn School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 513 students
The Friendship School Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
The Friendship School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade The Friendship School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
The Friendship School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
The Friendship School American Indian (2006-2013)
Asian
3%
4%
The Friendship School Asian (2006-2013)
Hispanic
29%
21%
The Friendship School Hispanic (2006-2013)
Black
12%
13%
The Friendship School Black (2006-2013)
White
47%
59%
The Friendship School White (2006-2013)
Two or more races
8%
2%
All Ethnic Groups The Friendship School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.68 0.40
The Friendship School Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
46%
32%
The Friendship School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
The Friendship School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,728 students has grown by 66% over five years.
School District Name Learn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 1,728 1,728
Learn School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $25 MM $29 MM
District Spending $5 MM $28 MM
District Revenue / Student $24,038 $15,687
Learn School District Revenue / Student (1997-2009)
District Spending / Student $4,833 $15,388
Learn School District Spending / Student (1997-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Waterford High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clark Lane Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harbor School (1.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WaterfordWaterford High School
    20 Rope Ferry Rd
    WaterfordCT 06385
    (860)437-6956
    0.1 mi | 844 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WaterfordClark Lane Middle School
    105 Clark Ln
    WaterfordCT 06385
    (860)443-2837
    0.7 mi | 675 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • New LondonNew London High School
    Magnet School
    490 Jefferson Ave
    New LondonCT 06320
    (860)437-6400
    Magnet School

    1.4 mi | 933 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • New LondonHarbor School
    432 Montauk Ave
    New LondonCT 06320
    (860)447-6040
    1.7 mi | 305 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • New LondonBennie Dover Jackson Middle School
    36 Waller St
    New LondonCT 06320
    (860)447-6480
    1.8 mi | 593 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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