Friendly Hills Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
701 Mendota Heights Rd
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
Phone
(651) 403-7601
District
WEST ST. PAUL-MENDOTA HTS.-EAGAN
County
DAKOTA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
787
Classroom Teachers
45

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Minnesota

6

(10 is best)

Better than 55.6% of MN schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Friendly Hills Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
62%
59%
67%
66%
57%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
56%
62%
63%
52%
50%
57%
56%
62%
63%
52%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
55%
57%
57%
57%
52%
57%
55%
57%
57%
57%
52%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
57%
56%
62%
57%
52%
55%
57%
56%
62%
57%
52%
55%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
16
16
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 188 23.9%
Grade 6 220 28.0%
Grade 7 209 26.6%
Grade 8 170 21.6%
Total 787 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 54.0% 52.8% 68.3%
Black 15.6% 12.7% 12.0%
Hispanic 24.4% 28.9% 10.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.7% 4.5% 7.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.4% 1.2% 2.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.8% 41.2% 35.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.5% 32.8% 27.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.2% 8.3% 8.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 43,486 5,639,632
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,613.1 70
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.8% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.4% 32.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.1% 26.1%
65 OR OLDER 19.7% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 18,591 2,185,603
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 8.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.2% 93.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 45.2% 36.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 19.3% 15.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.3% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.1% 15.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.2% 11.1%
$15,000 or less 7.9% 7.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,576 $44,355,000 56.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $458 $2,371,000 3.0%
Staff $869 $4,496,000 5.8%
General Administration $271 $1,402,000 1.8%
School Administration $546 $2,822,000 3.6%
Operation $794 $4,107,000 5.3%
Transportation $725 $3,751,000 4.8%
Other $122 $629,000 0.8%
Total Support $3,785 $19,578,000 25.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,722 $14,080,000 18.0%
Total Expenditures $15,084 $78,013,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,206 $7,332,308,000 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $374 $333,973,000 2.3%
Staff $620 $554,425,000 3.8%
General Administration $400 $357,459,000 2.4%
School Administration $508 $453,776,000 3.1%
Operation $866 $773,502,000 5.3%
Transportation $733 $654,842,000 4.5%
Other $294 $262,527,000 1.8%
Total Support $3,795 $3,390,504,000 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,466 $3,990,448,000 27.1%
Total Expenditures $16,467 $14,713,260,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%