James Foster Elementary



James Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 111
1 96
2 92
3 87
4 95
5 96
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

James Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in Saugus, CA in the Saugus Union School District. It enrolls 657 students in grades 1st through 12th. James Foster Elementary is the 1,694th largest public school in California and the 9,729th largest nationally. It has 28.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 657
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,729th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,694th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,332nd out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 2,543rd out of 6,159

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James Foster Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 350
(53%)
5,271
(52%)
 Female 307
(47%)
4,907
(48%)

James Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 425
(65%)
5,237
(51%)
 Hispanic 167
(25%)
2,916
(29%)
 Asian 37
(6%)
1,429
(14%)
 Black 21
(3%)
382
(4%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
158
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

James Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 591
(90%)
8,072
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 49
(7%)
1,614
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(3%)
492
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, James Foster Elementary is ranked 5,148th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Foster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.0%) 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.

James Foster Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 678
2006 664
2007 626
2008 582
2009 562
2010 605
2011 608
2012 657

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.6
2006 22.1
2007 19.6
2008 22.4
2009 23.4
2010 N/A
2011 25.3
2012 28.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10324483775811
2006 0.10090361445783
2007 0.094249201277955
2008 0.092783505154639
2009 0.096085409252669
2010 0.084297520661157
2011
2012 0.10045662100457

Compare James Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,860.0% 28.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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Public KG - 06 657 28.6:1  
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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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