Foster Elementary



Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 175
1 145
2 118
3 119
4 123
5 136
6 9
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in Compton, CA in the Compton Unf School District. It enrolls 825 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary is the 635th largest public school in California and the 3,503rd largest nationally. It has 30.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 825
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 30.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,503rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 635th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,890th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,537th out of 6,159

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Foster Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 426
(52%)
9,661
(51%)
 Female 399
(48%)
9,112
(49%)

Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 697
(84%)
14,808
(79%)
 Black 121
(15%)
3,658
(19%)
 White 3
(0%)
70
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
53
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
127
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
29
(0%)

Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 499
(60%)
12,480
(66%)
 Not Eligible 301
(36%)
5,308
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(3%)
985
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Foster Elementary is ranked 1,103rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.5%) is slightly 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 757
2006 723
2007 680
2008 684
2009 634
2010 589
2011 763
2012 825

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.9
2006 19.5
2007 18.9
2008 21.4
2009 21.1
2010 N/A
2011 28.3
2012 30.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.97490092470277
2006 0.99723374827109
2007 0.98676470588235
2008 0.87426900584795
2009 0.9416403785489
2010 0.90322580645161
2011
2012 0.63515151515152

Compare Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
3,060.0% 30.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 63.5%
 

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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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