Foerster Elementary



Foerster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foerster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 97
K 92
1 117
2 117
3 115
4 91
5 95
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foerster Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 724 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foerster Elementary is the 979th largest public school in Texas and the 6,966th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 724
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 43.64
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,966th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 979th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,420th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,169th out of 4,778

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Foerster Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 372
(51%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 352
(49%)
82,642
(49%)

Foerster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 425
(59%)
40,163
(24%)
 Hispanic 193
(27%)
104,021
(62%)
 Asian 87
(12%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
130
(0%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 White 6
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
375
(0%)

Foerster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 638
(88%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 86
(12%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Foerster Elementary is ranked 467th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foerster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.1%) 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.

Foerster Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 784
2006 695
2007 713
2008 685
2009 643
2010 641
2011 704
2012 717
2013 673
2014 776
2015 724

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.2
2007 16.4
2008 17.1
2009 17.1
2010 17.4
2011 19
2012 17.5
2013 16
2014 17.4
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95535714285714
2006 0.63021582733813
2007 0.61991584852735
2008 0.5956204379562
2009 0.6407465007776
2010 0.56630265210608
2011 0.46875
2012 0.93584379358438
2013 0.95988112927192
2014 0.85567010309278
2015 0.88121546961326

Compare Foerster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 88.1%
 

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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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