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Friendswood High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
2,192
Best High School in Texas
#54
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District FRIENDSWOOD ISD
Type Public
 Phone (281)482-3413
 Location 702 GREENBRIAR DR
FRIENDSWOOD, TX 77546
Charter School No

Friendswood High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 54th in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Friendswood High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White75.2%1,649
Black2.1%45
Hispanic13.8%303
Asian Pacific7.3%159
Native American Indian0.2%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%3
Two or more races1.3%29

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Upper 1.3%

4.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, FRIENDSWOOD H S students are largely wealthy and rank 15th in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman546
Sophomore576
Junior538
Senior532
Total2,192

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 85th in Texas

Students at Friendswood High School scored an average 90% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 7.9% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*93%
Boys85% to 89%*86%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian-suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*85% to 89%*
Black50% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic80% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Multiracial50% or more*80% or more*
White90% to 94%*90%
With Disabilites60% to 69%*60% to 64%*
Limited Englishless than 50%*21% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1098

The average SAT score for Friendswood High School students in 2015 was 1098.

College Admission Test Participation

4 out of 10

Rank: 515th in Texas

386 out of 1,070 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (36%). College admission testing participation is about equal to the Texas median rate of 37% and in the bottom 47% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 50th in Texas

Friendswood High School offers 21 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Friendswood High School had 499 taking AP exams with a 413 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 83% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 21

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.3%115
Boys7.4%82
Girls3.1%33
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%4
Boys0.4%4
Girls0%0

Location

Friendswood High School
702 GREENBRIAR DR
FRIENDSWOOD, TX
77546
(281)482-3413

10 out of 10 1

District

FRIENDSWOOD ISD
FRIENDSWOOD, TX