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 15:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 42%.
The Friendship School operates within the Learn School District.

School Overview

The student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-KG
Total Students 513 students
The Friendship School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % The Friendship School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
The Friendship School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade The Friendship School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 15:1 13:1
The Friendship School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
The Friendship School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
31%
21%
The Friendship School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
11%
13%
The Friendship School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
44%
58%
The Friendship School White Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
10%
2%
The Friendship School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups The Friendship School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups 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.
0.69 0.40
The Friendship School Diversity Score (2006-2014)
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.
49%
32%
The Friendship School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
3%
5%
The Friendship School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,137 students has grown by 105% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $29,472 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $6,957 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has grown by 1179% over four years.
School District Name Learn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 2,137 1,685
Learn School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $31 MM
Learn School District District Total Revenue (1996-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $27 MM
Learn School District District Spending (1997-2010)
District Revenue / Student $29,472 $17,550
Learn School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2010)
District Spending / Student $6,957 $15,389
Learn School District District Spending / Student (1997-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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 Jennings School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WaterfordWaterford High School
    0.1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 807 students20 Rope Ferry Rd
    WaterfordCT 06385
    (860)437-6956
    0.19-12807
  • WaterfordClark Lane Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 664 students105 Clark Ln
    WaterfordCT 06385
    (860)443-2837
    0.76-8664
  • New LondonNew London High School
    Magnet School
    1.4 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 881 students490 Jefferson Ave
    New LondonCT 06320
    (860)437-6400
    1.49-12881
  • New LondonBennie Dover Jackson Middle School
    1.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 553 students36 Waller St
    New LondonCT 06320
    (860)447-6480
    1.86-8553
  • New LondonJennings School
    Magnet School
    1.8 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 588 students50 Mercer St
    New LondonCT 06320
    (860)447-6050
    1.8PK-5588

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