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The major goal of FHS is to assist in the development of well-rounded, productive citizens with a broad range of interests, abilities, and experiences. Student performance is an important measure of a student’s success. Friendswood High School continues to be in the Top 1 percent in high test scores in the State maintaining a TEA rating of Exemplary.

3-Time Lone Star Champions

in 1939

Academic State Champions


Principal: Mark Griffon
Associate Principal (Gifted & Talented Coordinator): Nancy Lockhart
Assistant Principal & Testing CoordinatorDelaney Lyon
Assistant Principal (Ri-Z)Chad Jones
Assistant Principal (L–Rh):
Paul Tucker
Assistant Principal (A–Ek):
Glen Newsom
Assistant Principal (El–K):
Ashley Birmingham

Administration Bios

School Information

702 Greenbriar
Friendswood, Texas 77546
Phone: 281-482-3413
Fax: 281-996-2523
Regular School Hours:
8:40 am – 3:55 pm
Office Hours: 8 – 4 pm
Grades 9-12
Approximate Enrollment:
1,959 Students
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TEA School Report Card 2018-2019


Principal: Stephanie McFadden
Associate PrincipalAndrea Davis
Assistant Principal Delaney Lyon:
Sheri Walker
Assistant Principals Chad Jones, Ashley Birmingham, Glen Newsom, Paul Tucker: Gayle Campos
Career and Technical Education:
Laura Gutierrez


Librarian/Media Integration Specialist: Shawna Lewis
Bookkeeping: Candace Ayers
Attendance:  Shannon Permenter 
Attendance Assistant: Leticia Cantu
Visitor/Front Desk: Roxanne Franks

An Exemplary High School in an Exemplary-Rated District

Friendswood High School is located in Friendswood, Texas primarily a residential area located in the northwestern corner of Galveston County, approximately 25 miles from downtown Houston. We are the only high school in the Friendswood Independent School District. Friendswood High School is a 5A school with an approximate enrollment of 2022.

The major goal of FHS is to assist in the development of well-rounded, productive citizens with a broad range of interests, abilities, and experiences. The Friendswood High School learner is academically competitive, rigorously and authentically engaged, takes responsibility for learning choices and is a future leader in training. Student performance in academics as well as the competitive arena is how we measure student success. Based on National Merit status, SAT/ACT scores and College Readiness Standards, Friendswood High School continues to be ranked in the Top 1 percent of higher performing schools nationwide by Newsweek and US News.

Friendswood High School houses grades 9-12. It was built in four phases, the first phase in 1970 with additions in 1973, 1999 and 2011. It contains two major mall areas interconnected by two smaller hallways, with additional classrooms located in a fine arts annex building and science and math wing just off the main building.

The high school site includes Henry Winston stadium, baseball field, softball field, soccer practice field, two gyms, the Walter D. Wilson Field House, an auditorium, cafeteria and the natatorium.

The new Science Wing and Fine Arts Wing were completed during the 1999-2000 school year.

Additions to the athletic facilities were completed during the 2010-2011 school year including an addition of a state of the art Natatorium.

FHS offers  five Endorsement options along with a Distinguished Level of Achievement and Performance Acknowledgements.

The Class of 2017 graduated on the 4×4 Distinguished or Recommended graduation plan or have the option to graduate under the HB5 requirements. The Class of 2018 and beyond will be required to graduate under the HB5 requirements.

FHS also offers numerous advanced placement and honors courses as well as distinguished programs in fine arts, humanities, sciences, mathematics, and career and technology education. All UIL sanctioned varsity sports are available at FHS,​​ plus boys and girls Lacrosse​ and a competitive Fishing Team.

You never cease to amaze the FHS staff with your talent and your accomplishments as representatives of Friendswood High School. The major victory this year was how our staff and students overcame the COVID challenge - led by our teachers' hard work and "get it done" attitude and our seniors "never quit" mentality. The 2020-2021 school year is one that will long be remembered as a year that was a winner from start to finish. Based on National Merit status, SA Tl ACT scores, and State College Readiness testing results,
FHS was ranked in the Top 1 % of higher performing schools nationwide by Newsweek and US News.

Mark Griffon, Principal

2020-2021 Achievements

Our History

National Merit Scholars