Friendship House

Tel: (570)342-8305
Grades: PK-10 | 118 students
The purpose of Friendship House is to provide a continuum of quality programs and services designed to enhance the emotional, behavioral and social well-being of children and families in the communities we serve.
Adapting to society's ever-changing needs will enable Friendship House to sustain this mission as it has since its founding in 1871.
Friendship House offers a full range of programs and services for at-risk children, as well as for boys and girls with emotional difficulties and their families.
Services are provided for infants to teens, through ten programs at twelve locations in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Friendship House programs are child-centered, family-focused and take an inclusive approach in consideration for the child's complete needs.
Friendship House has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
We maintain accreditation voluntarily because we care deeply about these children and we know successful treatment requires continuous improvement as mandated by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations standards.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-10

Student Body

Total Students 118 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Friendship House Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Bais Yaakov Of Scranton (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marian Catholic School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Kindergarten (1.7 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Scranton
    Marian Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 352 students
    1.2 miles
    638 Hemlock St
    Scranton, PA 18505
  • Scranton
    Grades: KG-8 | 39 students
    1.2 miles
    529 E Locust St
    Scranton, PA 18505
  • Scranton
    Bais Yaakov Of Scranton
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: 9-12 | 10 students
    1.6 miles
    1025 Vine St
    Scranton, PA 18510
  • Scranton
    Montessori Kindergarten
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-KG | 50 students
    1.7 miles
    712 Linden St
    Scranton, PA 18510
  • Scranton
    Grades: KG-8 | 115 students
    1.7 miles
    540 Monroe Ave
    Scranton, PA 18510

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