Foster Elementary School



Foster Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 39
2 42
3 46
4 44
5 39
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Foster, OR in the Sweet Home School District 55. It enrolls 304 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary School is the 509th largest public school in Oregon and the 41,219th largest nationally. It has 21.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 304
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,219th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Oregon: 509th out of 779
Student/Teacher Rank in Oregon: 553rd out of 779
Full Time Teacher Rank in Oregon: 548th out of 779

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Foster Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 166
(55%)
636
(52%)
 Female 138
(45%)
587
(48%)

Foster Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 272
(89%)
1,064
(87%)
 Two or More 13
(4%)
62
(5%)
 Hispanic 12
(4%)
66
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Foster Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 210
(69%)
799
(65%)
 Not Eligible 79
(26%)
339
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(5%)
85
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 711 ranked schools in Oregon, Foster Elementary School is ranked 309th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) is higher than the state average of 53.8%. 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 305
2006 283
2007 290
2008 284
2009 271
2010 279
2011 265
2012 279
2013 262
2014 265
2015 304

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 16.5
2007 18.8
2008 18.3
2009 19.9
2010 23.1
2011 22.8
2012 23.8
2013 20.9
2014 20.4
2015 21

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85901639344262
2006 0.75971731448763
2007 0.71724137931034
2008 0.72535211267606
2009 0.74538745387454
2010 0.73835125448029
2011 0.8377358490566
2012 0.81720430107527
2013 0.79007633587786
2014 0.73962264150943
2015 0.74013157894737

Compare Foster Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,780.7% 17.8:1
 
2,100.0% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 74.0%
 

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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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