Friendswood High School in Friendswood, TX - Niche

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Friendswood High School is a public school in Friendswood, Texas. It has 2,165 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 96% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 306 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

702 Greenbriar Dr
Friendswood, TX 77546
(281) 482-3413

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 306 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: At Friendswood High School there is not much bullying or threat to the students on a normal basis, although it does happen a infrequently.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: There is a wide variety of extracurricular activities that are fun to be apart of and are usually beneficial to student's future plans, although I believe many students do not take advantage of the opportunities being presented to them.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: My experience at Friendswood High School has been extremely positive as there are many different clubs and organizations that range from a variety of topics. There is something for everyone to join.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Most of the teachers at FHS are very passionate and knowledgeable about the subject they teach, treat students fairly and with respect, and communicate well with students.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are so many different things to be apart of. Everyone can find something that they are good at. Clubs are typically scheduled on different days so that you can be involved in multiple activities.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Friendswood Junior High School Public
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4.00 Alexander Middle School Public
4.00 Darwin L. Gilmore Elementary School Public
3.66 Lutheran South Academy Private, Religious
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3.00 Burnett Elementary School Public
3.33 Melillo Middle School Public
4.00 C.J. Harris Elementary School Public
3.33 Stuchbery Elementary School Public
3.33 Thompson Intermediate School Public
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3.33 G.W. Harby Junior High School Public
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Goudeau Accelerated Preparatory Academy Private, Religious
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4.00 James H. Ross Elementary School Public
St. Helen Catholic School Private, Religious
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4.00 Sam Jamison Middle School Public
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3.66 Melba Passmore Elementary School Public
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4.33 Falcon Pass Elementary School Public
3.66 Alvin Junior High School Public
4.33 North Pointe Elementary School Public
3.33 Calder Road Elementary School Public
3.66 Alvin Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Clear Brook High School 3 mi. 2,375
4.00 Pearland High School 4 mi. 2,896
4.00 Clear Springs High School 4 mi. 2,312
3.00 Alvin High School 7 mi. 2,524
4.00 Clear Lake High School 8 mi. 2,421

Around Friendswood High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Friendswood High School United States Alvin High School Clear Brook High School Clear Lake High School Clear Springs High School Pearland High School
White 75.0% 51.0% 44.0% 39.0% 53.0% 53.0% 47.0%
Hispanic 13.0% 25.0% 48.0% 28.0% 20.0% 24.0% 32.0%
Asian 6.0% 4.8% 1.0% 15.0% 15.0% 7.0% 5.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 3.0% 13.0% 5.0% 11.0% 13.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 3.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.9%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 23.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 48 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 23% High Academic Standards
  • 23% Safe Community
  • 15% Successful Athletics
  • 15% School pride
  • 15% Many clubs
  • 8% Mark Griffon
  • 2% Mark Griffon!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 45% Ungrateful Students
  • 23% Often it seems that funding is biased to sports.
  • 16% Students are really successful or not at all
  • 9% Competitiveness
  • 5% Better Agriculture Science facility

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 45 responses

  • 33% It's good reputation as a 4A school
  • 29% It's ability to excel in everything
  • 24% Its ability to excel in everything*
  • 7% Athletics
  • 7% To students, the reputation of FHS students

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 55% Stang strong
  • 34% Pride
  • 9% Snobby
  • 2% Smoke and Mirrors

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 34 responses

  • 35% AP classes match college difficulty
  • 21% Taking dual credit classes will help in the future
  • 15% Take AP classes if you can
  • 12% Class rank/GPA matter, but have fun too
  • 9% To be in the 10% study..HARD extremely competitive
  • 9% Don't listen to what everyone says

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.