Friend school information

Average Test Scores72%75%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools278079,221
Total private schoolsn/a18224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a567,963
The Friend, NE educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Friend public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 4% lower than than the Nebraska average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Friend public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in Nebraska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 16.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Friend are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Friend.
  • 87.7% of people in Friend have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Friend have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Friend have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Friend

Completed 8th grade87.7%88.4%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.6%63.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.7%40.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%30.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Friend (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milford, NE2,38987%77%
Milligan, NE32680%62%
Dorchester, NE56677%56%
Exeter, NE61165%31%
Friend, NE1,18272%46%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marvell, AR1,18110%79%
Mounds, OK1,18168%38%
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Gilbert, IA1,18395%93%
Jonesville, VA1,18179%60%
Friend, NE1,18272%46%
Source: The Friend, NE education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.