Foster City Elementary



Foster City Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster City Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 162
1 132
2 135
3 168
4 132
5 128
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster City Elementary is a public elementary school located in Foster City, CA in the San Mateo-Foster City School District. It enrolls 857 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster City Elementary is the 529th largest public school in California and the 2,863rd largest nationally. It has 25.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 857
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 25.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,863rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 529th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,592nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 550th out of 6,159

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Foster City Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 431
(50%)
5,541
(48%)
 Male 426
(50%)
5,909
(52%)

Foster City Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 473
(55%)
3,024
(26%)
 White 239
(28%)
3,249
(28%)
 Two or More 79
(9%)
736
(6%)
 Hispanic 51
(6%)
3,885
(34%)
 Black 8
(1%)
202
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
339
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)

Foster City Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 822
(96%)
7,888
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 29
(3%)
3,021
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
541
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Foster City Elementary is ranked 5,536th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster City Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 City Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 741
2006 711
2007 646
2008 780
2009 772
2010 791
2011 800
2012 857

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20.9
2007 19
2008 21.7
2009 22.7
2010 N/A
2011 26.2
2012 25.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.055330634278003
2006 0.056258790436006
2007 0.035603715170279
2008 0.034615384615385
2009 0.045336787564767
2010 0.054361567635904
2011
2012 0.040840140023337

Compare Foster City Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,520.0% 25.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Foster City Elementary
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Public KG - 05 857 25.2:1  
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Private KG - 08 227 8:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 492 21.6:1 2 miles
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Public KG - 05 439 21.1:1 2 miles
Kids Connection Elementary
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Private PK - 05 255 6:1 2 miles
Alpha Beacon Christian School
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Private PK - 12 105 8:1 2 miles
St Gregory School
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Private KG - 08 322 22:1 2 miles
Parkside Elementary
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Public KG - 05 431 21.9:1 2 miles
Brewer Island Elementary
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Public KG - 05 722 24:1 2 miles
Bowditch Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 954 24.2:1 2 miles
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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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