Foster Elementary



Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 49
K 83
1 96
2 87
3 109
4 101
5 75
6 86
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arlington, TX in the Arlington Independent School District. It enrolls 686 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary is the 1,265th largest public school in Texas and the 8,671st largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 686
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,671st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,265th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,060th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 955th out of 4,778

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Foster Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 366
(53%)
18,617
(51%)
 Female 320
(47%)
17,725
(49%)

Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 348
(51%)
17,361
(48%)
 Black 224
(33%)
8,911
(25%)
 White 72
(10%)
6,915
(19%)
 Asian 30
(4%)
1,983
(5%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
950
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
163
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
59
(0%)

Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 522
(76%)
24,420
(67%)
 Not Eligible 111
(16%)
9,155
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
2,767
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Foster Elementary is ranked 715th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.8%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 674
2006 649
2007 663
2008 684
2009 664
2010 694
2011 716
2012 769
2013 769
2014 761
2015 686

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 15.4
2007 16
2008 18.3
2009 15.7
2010 16.7
2011 17.2
2012 17.2
2013 16.3
2014 17.2
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.85756676557863
2006 0.85516178736518
2007 0.86123680241327
2008 0.8187134502924
2009 0.81777108433735
2010 0.8314121037464
2011 0.85335195530726
2012 0.86085825747724
2013 0.84005201560468
2014 0.84099868593955
2015 0.83819241982507

Compare Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 83.8%
 

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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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