Stephen Foster Elementary School



Stephen Foster Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Stephen Foster Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 90
1 64
2 63
3 80
4 83
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Stephen Foster Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gainesville, FL in the Alachua School District. It enrolls 459 students in grades 1st through 12th. Stephen Foster Elementary School is the 1,611th largest public school in Florida and the 25,556th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 459
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 25,556th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,611th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 555th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,507th out of 2,205

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Stephen Foster Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 266
(58%)
9,853
(49%)
 Male 193
(42%)
10,363
(51%)

Stephen Foster Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 202
(44%)
7,482
(37%)
 White 143
(31%)
8,937
(44%)
 Two or More 44
(10%)
1,183
(6%)
 Hispanic 38
(8%)
1,637
(8%)
 Asian 28
(6%)
911
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
25
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
41
(0%)

Stephen Foster Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 239
(52%)
9,799
(48%)
 Not Eligible 189
(41%)
9,217
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
1,200
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Stephen Foster Elementary School is ranked 1,490th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Stephen Foster Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Stephen Foster Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 485
2006 389
2007 419
2008 446
2009 409
2010 464
2011 455
2012 459

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.6
2006 12.2
2007 11.8
2008 9.8
2009 10.8
2010 11.7
2011 11.9
2012 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61443298969072
2006 0.74035989717224
2007 0.7255369928401
2008 0.74215246636771
2009 0.70171149144254
2010 0.61637931034483
2011 0.59120879120879
2012 0.58823529411765

Compare Stephen Foster Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.8%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 459 13.1:1  
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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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