Foster Elementary



Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 115
1 126
2 105
3 92
4 83
5 103
6 92
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in Baldwin Park, CA in the Baldwin Park Unf School District. It enrolls 716 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary is the 1,239th largest public school in California and the 6,945th largest nationally. It has 24.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 716
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,945th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,239th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,282nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,141st out of 6,159

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Foster Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 364
(51%)
5,469
(50%)
 Female 352
(49%)
5,415
(50%)

Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 665
(93%)
9,415
(87%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
626
(6%)
 White 10
(1%)
504
(5%)
 Black 3
(0%)
221
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
74
(1%)

Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 523
(73%)
7,978
(73%)
 Not Eligible 107
(15%)
1,538
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(12%)
1,368
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Foster Elementary is ranked 719th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.1%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Foster Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 863
2006 813
2007 788
2008 763
2009 739
2010 715
2011 713
2012 716

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.1
2006 22.3
2007 21.6
2008 21.2
2009 21.7
2010 N/A
2011 23.4
2012 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80417149478563
2006 0.8450184501845
2007 0.82741116751269
2008 0.80340760157274
2009 0.91610284167794
2010 0.86293706293706
2011
2012 0.85055865921788

Compare Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 85.1%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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