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
Academic State Champions
- Mark Griffon, Principal
- Nancy Lockhart, Associate Principal (Gifted & Talented Coordinator)
- Delaney Lyon, Assistant Principal & Testing Coordinator
- Glen Newsom, Assistant Principal (A – Ek)
- Ashley Birmingham, Assistant Principal (El - K)
- Amanda Bielamowicz, Assistant Principal (L-Rh)
- Fred Cappadona, Assistant Principal (Ri-Z)
• Principal: Stephanie McFadden
• Associate Principal: Andrea Davis
• Assistant Principals Delaney Lyon, Fred Cappadona, Ashley Birmingham, Glen Newsom, Amanda Bielamowicz: Gayle Campos, Melanie Wright
• Career and Technical Education:
• Librarian/Media Integration Specialist: Shawna Lewis
• Bookkeeping: Candace Ayers
• Attendance: Julie Wilson
• 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, authentically engaged, takes responsibility for learning, and is a future leader in training. Friendswood High School continues to be ranked in the Top 1 percent of higher performing schools nationwide by Newsweek and US News along with maintaining National Merit status with high ACT/SAT scores while preparing students for college and career success.
Friendswood High School houses grades 9-12. It was built in four phases, the first phase in 1970 with additions in 1973, 1999, 2011, and is currently under renovations which will include an additional gym, auditorium, and numerous upgrades to CTE classrooms. It contains two major mall areas interconnected by two 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 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.
The Class of 2018 and beyond is required to graduate under the House Bill 5 requirements of completing Foundation curriculum with the option of earning an Endorsement. FHS offers five Endorsement options along with a Distinguished Level of Achievement and Performance Acknowledgements.
FHS also offers numerous College Board advanced placement 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 - led by our teachers' hard work and “get it done” attitude and our seniors “never quit” mentality. The 2021-2022 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, SAT/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