Foster Elementary School



Foster Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 90
1 89
2 77
3 78
4 68
5 66
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Tampa, FL in the Hillsborough School District. It enrolls 496 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary School is the 1,518th largest public school in Florida and the 21,889th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 496
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,889th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 1,518th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 258th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,159th out of 2,205

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Foster Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 278
(56%)
75,186
(52%)
 Female 218
(44%)
69,898
(48%)

Foster Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 374
(75%)
31,633
(22%)
 Hispanic 86
(17%)
49,338
(34%)
 White 26
(5%)
52,763
(36%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
5,817
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
433
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,869
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
231
(0%)

Foster Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 454
(92%)
77,574
(53%)
 Not Eligible 22
(4%)
57,282
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
10,228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Foster Elementary School is ranked 710th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.9%. 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 489
2006 520
2007 491
2008 477
2009 457
2010 488
2011 458
2012 496

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.6
2006 13
2007 9.3
2008 9.4
2009 9.1
2010 9.9
2011 10.5
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88548057259714
2006 0.925
2007 0.90835030549898
2008 0.9538784067086
2009 0.945295404814
2010 0.93647540983607
2011 0.94978165938865
2012 0.95564516129032

Compare Foster Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 
This School 95.6%
 

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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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