Wm L Foster Elementary



Wm L Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wm L Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 57
2 99
3 75
4 84
5 79
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wm L Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in Hingham, MA in the Hingham School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wm L Foster Elementary is the 363rd largest public school in Massachusetts and the 24,852nd largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.24

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Wm L Foster Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 242
(51%)
1,616
(52%)
 Female 228
(49%)
1,516
(48%)

Wm L Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 420
(89%)
2,871
(92%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
85
(3%)
 Asian 13
(3%)
76
(2%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
70
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Wm L Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible N/A 3,132
(100%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
 Free Lunch Eligible N/A 0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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.

Wm L Foster Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 572
2006 542
2007 588
2008 619
2009 482
2010 487
2011 474
2012 478
2013 486
2014 475
2015 470

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15.9
2007 15.1
2008 15.4
2009 15.4
2010 15.6
2011 15.7
2012 15.2
2013 15.5
2014 15.2
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.027972027972028
2006 0.035055350553506
2007 0.057823129251701
2008 0.064620355411955
2009 0.053941908713693
2010 0.047227926078029
2011 0.054852320675105
2012 0.066945606694561
2013 0.061728395061728
2014 0.08
2015

Compare Wm L Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.1% 12.2:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 0.0%
 
This School N/A
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Wm L Foster Elementary
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Public KG - 05 470 13.3:1  
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Public KG - 05 485 14.3:1 3 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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