Lee R Foster Elementary School



Lee R Foster Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lee R Foster Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 64
2 96
3 97
4 81
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Lee R Foster Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Oak Forest, IL in the Forest Ridge School District 142. It enrolls 423 students in grades 1st through 12th. Lee R Foster Elementary School is the 1,105th largest public school in Illinois and the 29,207th largest nationally. It has 16.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 423
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,207th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,105th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,683rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,270th out of 2,345

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Lee R Foster Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 221
(52%)
817
(50%)
 Male 202
(48%)
830
(50%)

Lee R Foster Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 286
(68%)
1,159
(70%)
 Hispanic 85
(20%)
295
(18%)
 Black 33
(8%)
110
(7%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
40
(2%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
37
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Lee R Foster Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 274
(65%)
1,080
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 120
(28%)
433
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(7%)
134
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Lee R Foster Elementary School is ranked 1,439th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lee R Foster Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.2%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Lee R Foster Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 443
2006 455
2007 431
2008 436
2009 394
2010 436
2011 453
2012 423

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 14.2
2007 16.6
2008 17.4
2009 16.4
2010 17.4
2011 18.9
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.24825986078886
2008 0.2454128440367
2009 0.31725888324873
2010 0.32110091743119
2011 0.35320088300221
2012 0.35224586288416

Compare Lee R Foster Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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