Friend Elementary School

501 Main St
Friend, NE 68359
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Friend Elementary School serves 150 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Friend Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Friend Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Friend Elementary School's student population of 150 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students150 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Friend Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Friend Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#297 out of 913 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
19%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
92%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFriend School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Friend Elementary School is Friend High Schools (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Exeter-milligan Elem-exeter (8.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Friend Friend High Schools Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 110 students
    0.0 miles
    501 Main St
    Friend, NE 68359
    (402) 947-2781
    0 7-12 110
  • Exeter Exeter-milligan Elem-exeter
    Grades: PK-2 | 60 students
    8.3 miles
    318 S River Ave
    Exeter, NE 68351
    (402) 266-5911
    8.3 PK-2 60
  • Exeter Exeter-milligan High School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 80 students
    8.3 miles
    318 S River Ave
    Exeter, NE 68351
    (402) 266-5911
    8.3 7-12 80
  • Dorchester Dorchester Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 95 students
    8.8 miles
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781
    8.8 PK-6 95
  • Dorchester Dorchester High School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 76 students
    8.8 miles
    506 W 9th
    Dorchester, NE 68343
    (402) 946-2781
    8.8 7-12 76

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