The Friendship School



The Friendship School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

The Friendship School Students by Grade
PK 349
K 164
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

The Friendship School is a public elementary school located in Waterford, CT in the Learn School District. It enrolls 513 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 513
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.6

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The Friendship School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 260
(51%)
604
(51%)
 Female 253
(49%)
592
(49%)

The Friendship School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(47%)
520
(43%)
 Hispanic 148
(29%)
366
(31%)
 Black 61
(12%)
137
(11%)
 Two or More 40
(8%)
114
(10%)
 Asian 19
(4%)
49
(4%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)

The Friendship School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 240
(47%)
518
(43%)
 Not Eligible 240
(47%)
588
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(6%)
90
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of The Friendship School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

The Friendship School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 464
2006 475
2007 515
2008 500
2009 497
2010 492
2011 509
2012 513

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 14.2
2007 14.7
2008 12.7
2009 14.9
2010 13.3
2011 13.9
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38146551724138
2006 0.27789473684211
2007 0.38058252427184
2008 0.322
2009 0.47082494969819
2010 0.5
2011 0.53831041257367
2012 0.53216374269006

Compare The Friendship School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
This School 53.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
The Friendship School
Waterford, CT
Public PK - KG 513 14.4:1  
Clark Lane Middle School
Waterford, CT
Public 06 - 08 675 13.2:1 1 miles
St Mary'S Star of the Sea
New London, CT
Private KG - 08 105 12:1 2 miles
Great Neck Elementary School
Waterford, CT
Public PK - 05 353 11.7:1 2 miles
St Joseph School
New London, CT
Private KG - 08 194 13:1 2 miles
Jennings School
New London, CT
Public PK - 05 530 17.1:1 2 miles
Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School
New London, CT
Public 06 - 08 593 12.9:1 2 miles
Nathan Hale School
New London, CT
Public KG - 05 466 18.8:1 2 miles
Oswegatchie Elementary School
Waterford, CT
Public KG - 05 394 12.2:1 3 miles
Winthrop Elementary Magnet Stem School
New London, CT
Public PK - 05 528 15.8:1 3 miles
Interdistrict School for Arts and Communication
New London, CT
Public 06 - 08 191 9.9:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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