Friendly High School

  • Friendly High School serves 839 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Friendly High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Friendly High School's student population of 839 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students839 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Friendly High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Friendly High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#636 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
56%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
76%
34%
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White
2%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.400.72
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Graduation Rate
83%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrince George's County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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