Friendship Junior High is a part of School District 59 and serves students from both Des Plaines and Mount Prospect in grades six through eight. The approximately 650 students represent a diverse population of 22 different nationalities, and there are 80 faculty members. In addition to general education classes, Friendship also offers music, fine arts, sports and multiple after-school clubs. Its learning labs boast multiple Smart Boards and over 60 computers. In 2006, the school received the Technology Immersion Pilot Project (TIPP) grant which allowed it to supply each seventh- and eighth-grade student with his or her own personal laptop.
- Fax: 847-593-7182
- Founding Date: Jan 01 1973
- Number of students: 650
- Public/Private: Public
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free