Foster Elementary



Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 67
1 56
2 71
3 63
4 50
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Diego, CA in the San Diego Unf School District. It enrolls 376 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary is the 4,600th largest public school in California and the 34,045th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 376
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 34,045th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,600th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 669th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,411th out of 6,159

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Foster Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 194
(52%)
45,196
(49%)
 Male 182
(48%)
47,483
(51%)

Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 136
(36%)
43,636
(47%)
 White 109
(29%)
21,189
(23%)
 Two or More 45
(12%)
5,395
(6%)
 Black 42
(11%)
9,386
(10%)
 Asian 36
(10%)
12,272
(13%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
559
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
242
(0%)

Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 172
(46%)
31,721
(34%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 154
(41%)
52,873
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(13%)
8,085
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Foster Elementary is ranked 3,758th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.3%) is slightly 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 476
2006 435
2007 420
2008 407
2009 412
2010 430
2011 411
2012 376

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 19.1
2007 19.1
2008 17
2009 22.3
2010 N/A
2011 20.6
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50210084033613
2006 0.52873563218391
2007 0.56190476190476
2008 0.58968058968059
2009 0.64320388349515
2010 0.66511627906977
2011 0.11435523114355
2012 0.54255319148936

Compare Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 05 376 18.8:1  
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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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