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The Friendship School (leave a review)
Contact Information

www.thefriendshipschool.org

+1 (860) 447-4049

24 Rope Ferry Rd.

Waterford, Connecticut

06385

About The Friendship School
Prekindergarten - Kindergarten
Magnet school

The Friendship School is located in the Learn district of the state of Connecticut. It is one of 16 schools in its district.

The Friendship School is a magnet school, specialising in Prekindergarten to Kindergarten. Compared to other schools in Connecticut, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 505 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

At The Friendship School, the average teaching salary of $51,790 is lower than the Connecticut state average of $71,992.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding

Funding per pupil

$3,687.00

Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches

237

Reduced price lunches

27

The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
The Friendship School 505$3,68713$51,7900.66
Waterford High School (0.14 miles) 818$20,03312$95,4230.37
Clark Lane Middle School (0.79 miles) 669$18,12113$90,7220.37
New London High School (1.37 miles) 963$12,71014$66,0100.69
Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School (1.77 miles) 602$13,75811$61,5170.63
Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School (1.89 miles) 145$5,70910$56,4940.65

The Friendship School

Number of pupils505
Funding per pupil$3,687
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$51,790
Diversity index0.66

Waterford High School (0.14 miles)

Number of pupils818
Funding per pupil$20,033
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$95,423
Diversity index0.37

Clark Lane Middle School (0.79 miles)

Number of pupils669
Funding per pupil$18,121
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$90,722
Diversity index0.37

New London High School (1.37 miles)

Number of pupils963
Funding per pupil$12,710
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$66,010
Diversity index0.69

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School (1.77 miles)

Number of pupils602
Funding per pupil$13,758
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$61,517
Diversity index0.63

Dual Language & Arts Magnet Middle School (1.89 miles)

Number of pupils145
Funding per pupil$5,709
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$56,494
Diversity index0.65
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Rankings within Connecticut
There are 1,375 schools in Connecticut. Please note, schools for which some information is not available are excluded from the rankings for that metric.
372ndlargest school
380thhighest number of FTE teachers
842ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1069thhighest average teaching salary
346thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
484thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
193rdhighest diversity index
1091sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten: 2.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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