Friend School District
- For the 2020 school year, there are 2 public schools in Friend School District, serving 260 students.
- Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 34% (majority Hispanic).
- The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is less than the Nebraska public school average of 14:1.
|School District Name||Friend School District|
|School District Phone Number||(402)947-2781|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (NE)|
|# of Schools||2 Schools||1,097 Schools|
|# of Students||260 Students||323,847 Students|
|# of Teachers||26 Teachers||23,776 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1||14:1|
- Friend School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 248 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
- The school district's graduation rate of 80% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (NE)|
|Math Test Scores (% Proficient)||60-64%|
|Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)||60-64%|
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||4 Students||4,446 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||5 Students||8,959 Students|
|% Asian Students|
|# of Hispanic Students||5 Students||60,839 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||8 Students||21,654 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||235 Students||215,249 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||n/a||450 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||3 Students||12,250 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||29||17,513|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||21||23,239|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||13||22,902|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||19||23,568|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||20||24,184|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||14||24,178|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||16||22,561|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||18||23,678|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||17||23,359|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||12||23,730|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||17||23,832|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||17||23,747|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||17||23,007|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||30||24,349|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
- The revenue/student of $15,491 is higher than the state average of $14,800. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
- The school district's spending/student of $34,827 is higher than the state average of $13,718. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (NE)|
|Total Revenue||$4 MM||$5 MM|
|Spending||$10 MM||$5 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$15,491||$14,800|
|Spending / Student||$34,827||$13,718|
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