Foster Elementary School



Foster Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 54
K 75
1 61
2 77
3 62
4 61
5 46
6 43
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Arvada, CO in the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. It enrolls 479 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary School is the 412th largest public school in Colorado and the 23,517th largest nationally. It has 17.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 479
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,517th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 412th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 578th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 413th out of 1,072

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Foster Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(52%)
26,081
(51%)
 Female 231
(48%)
24,754
(49%)

Foster Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 321
(67%)
12,128
(24%)
 White 144
(30%)
34,449
(68%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
1,766
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
1,545
(3%)
 Black 4
(1%)
537
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
318
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
92
(0%)

Foster Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 277
(58%)
14,005
(28%)
 Not Eligible 163
(34%)
33,317
(66%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(8%)
3,513
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Foster Elementary School is ranked 205th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.0%) is higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 356
2006 406
2007 395
2008 449
2009 469
2010 490
2011 475
2012 479

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15.9
2007 13.5
2008 16.4
2009 16.9
2010 16.8
2011 17.3
2012 17.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63202247191011
2006 0.6551724137931
2007 0.64050632911392
2008 0.60579064587973
2009 0.65031982942431
2010 0.67142857142857
2011 0.67368421052632
2012 0.65970772442589

Compare Foster Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 66.0%
 

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Public PK - 06 479 17.7:1  
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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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