The Friendship School

  • The Friendship School serves 512 students in grades PK-KG.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the CT average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • The Friendship School operates within the Learn School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 512 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades PK-KG
Total Students512 students
The Friendship School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender %The Friendship School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
The Friendship School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by GradeThe Friendship School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
The Friendship School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
2%
5%
The Friendship School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
30%
22%
The Friendship School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
7%
13%
The Friendship School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
53%
57%
The Friendship School White Students (2006-2015)
Two or more races
8%
3%
The Friendship School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsThe Friendship School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCT 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.
0.620.61
The Friendship School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
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%
33%
The Friendship School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
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.
5%
5%
The Friendship School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • Learn School District's student population of 2,230 students has grown by 29% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,119 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has grown by 38% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $4,513 is less than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District NameLearn School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed2,2301,624
Learn School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$33 MM$31 MM
Learn School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$8 MM$27 MM
Learn School District District Spending (1998-2015)
District Revenue / Student$19,119$17,550
Learn School District District Revenue / Student (1998-2015)
District Spending / Student$4,513$15,389
Learn School District District Spending / Student (1998-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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