Friendship Elementary School



Friendship Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Friendship Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 6
K 101
1 103
2 77
3 102
4 118
5 149
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Friendship Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Buford, GA in the Hall County School District. It enrolls 656 students in grades 1st through 12th. Friendship Elementary School is the 520th largest public school in Georgia and the 9,795th largest nationally. It has 18.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 656
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,795th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 520th out of 1,344
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,229th out of 1,342
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 750th out of 1,342

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Friendship Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 333
(51%)
9,822
(51%)
 Female 323
(49%)
9,477
(49%)

Friendship Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 467
(71%)
9,993
(52%)
 Hispanic 133
(20%)
7,765
(40%)
 Black 21
(3%)
849
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(3%)
384
(2%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
259
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
22
(0%)

Friendship Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 348
(53%)
6,769
(35%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 273
(42%)
11,142
(58%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(5%)
1,388
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,340 ranked schools in Georgia, Friendship Elementary School is ranked 871st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Friendship Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.0%) is lower than the state average of 62.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Friendship Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 741
2006 794
2007 858
2008 632
2009 691
2010 694
2011 661
2012 656

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.2
2007 15.5
2008 13.6
2009 17.1
2010 18
2011 17.6
2012 18

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28475033738192
2006 0.26826196473552
2007 0.26340326340326
2008 0.33386075949367
2009 0.37337192474674
2010 0.40778097982709
2011 0.43419062027231
2012 0.46951219512195

Compare Friendship Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,800.0% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 47.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Friendship Elementary School
Buford, GA
Public PK - 05 656 18:1  
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Buford, GA
Public 06 - 08 1,290 18.1:1 3 miles
Buford Academy
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Public PK - 05 853 18.3:1 4 miles
Buford Elementary School
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Public PK - 01 646 13.5:1 4 miles
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Public 06 - 08 1,193 15.9:1 5 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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