Forester Elementary



Forester Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forester Elementary Students by Grade
PK 81
K 130
1 146
2 154
3 168
4 145
5 160
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forester Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Antonio, TX in the Northside Independent School District. It enrolls 984 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forester Elementary is the 163rd largest public school in Texas and the 1,466th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 984
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.01
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,466th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 163rd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,530th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 195th out of 4,778

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Forester Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 503
(51%)
36,303
(48%)
 Male 481
(49%)
38,697
(52%)

Forester Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 695
(71%)
51,320
(68%)
 White 190
(19%)
14,360
(19%)
 Black 58
(6%)
4,603
(6%)
 Two or More 33
(3%)
2,052
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
2,396
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
189
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
80
(0%)

Forester Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 500
(51%)
34,964
(47%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 484
(49%)
40,036
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Forester Elementary is ranked 1,240th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forester Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Forester Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 787
2009 949
2010 763
2011 825
2012 891
2013 959
2014 1001
2015 984

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 15.9
2009 17.3
2010 16.1
2011 17
2012 17.5
2013 16.8
2014 16
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.49809402795426
2009 0.46153846153846
2010 0.53211009174312
2011 0.53818181818182
2012 0.52300785634119
2013 0.54848800834202
2014 0.52747252747253
2015 0.49186991869919

Compare Forester Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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