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Friendship Elementary School

1490 Friendship-Ledford Rd. | Winston Salem, NC 27107 phone Phone: 336-231-8744 phone Fax: 336-231-8746
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Friendship Elementary School construction began in March of 2004 on the 50 acre site. The school is located at 1490 Friendship-Ledford Road in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Our school opened August 25, 2005 with Debbie Dawson as Principal and Jeff Mendenhall as Assistant Principal. Friendship Elementary School opened with a population of 396 students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grades and 57 staff members. We had 26 regular classrooms. Friendship Elementary merged students from Hasty Elementary and Wallburg Elementary. Our school is now one of three schools that prepares students to enter Ledford Middle and Ledford High School. Friendship was built to accommodate 550 students in our 73,000 square foot building.

*Cindy Aquaro-Lynch is Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017.  

*Janice Hamner is Teacher Assistant of the Year.  

*2013-14 Exceeded Growth, Met 100% of our Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO) targets, NC School Performance Grade = B.

*2011-2012 North Carolina School of Distinction With High Student Growth. Friendship Met all Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO).

*School of Distinction, Met Growth for 2010-2011.

*2010 LSTA Grant for Media Center Collection.

*School of Distinction, With High Growth 2007-2008.

*Honor School of Excellence 2006-2007.

*Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation 2007.

*School of Distinction 2005-2006.

*National Board Certified Staff:

Beth Goins, Principal

Dianne Wright, Media Coordinator

Kim Hutcherson, First Grade Teacher