Friends Select School

  • Grades: PK-12
  • Student Enrollment: 536
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  • Address
  • 17th St & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Phone
  • (215) 561-5900

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School Description

Friends Select School enrolls 536 school students from grades PK-12. It is located in Philadelphia, PA, which is a highly populated city with a median household income of $30,746.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 169
    Note: Kindergarten Operates Five Days Per Week
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
    Note: Kindergarten Operates on a Full Day Schedule
School Religious Orientation
  • Friends
School Associations
  • Friends Council on Education (FCE)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 536
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 71.9
    Full-Time Teachers: 67
    Part-Time Teachers: 7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 7.0
  • Percent Minority Students: 45.7%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 231 (43.1%)
  • Females: 305 (56.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Friends Select School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian356.5%
Black7614.2%
Asian10720.0%
Hispanic275.0%
White25747.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Friends Select School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten346.3%
Kindergarten6111.4%
1st Grade346.3%
2nd Grade407.5%
3rd Grade376.9%
4th Grade366.7%
5th Grade152.8%
6th Grade254.7%
7th Grade346.3%
8th Grade366.7%
9th Grade499.1%
10th Grade376.9%
11th Grade448.2%
12th Grade5410.1%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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