Foster Elementary



Foster Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Elementary Students by Grade
PK 152
K 66
1 89
2 89
3 87
4 59
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Foster Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Antonio, TX in the San Antonio Independent School District. It enrolls 609 students in grades 1st through 12th. Foster Elementary is the 1,840th largest public school in Texas and the 13,077th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 609
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 34
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,077th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,840th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 4,292nd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,563rd out of 4,778

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Foster Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 312
(51%)
19,629
(49%)
 Male 297
(49%)
20,622
(51%)

Foster Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 496
(81%)
36,547
(91%)
 Black 84
(14%)
2,596
(6%)
 White 24
(4%)
771
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
181
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
107
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Foster Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 591
(97%)
37,368
(93%)
 Not Eligible 18
(3%)
2,778
(7%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
105
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Foster Elementary is ranked 654th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly 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 618
2006 602
2007 599
2008 392
2009 563
2010 593
2011 605
2012 617
2013 562
2014 604
2015 609

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 17.7
2007 18.7
2008 17.8
2009 19.1
2010 18.1
2011 18
2012 18.4
2013 17.3
2014 19.1
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0016181229773463
2006 0.0016611295681063
2007 0.52086811352254
2008 0.53316326530612
2009 0.34458259325044
2010 0.29510961214165
2011 0.20330578512397
2012 0.9708265802269
2013 0.95907473309609
2014 0.93543046357616
2015 0.97044334975369

Compare Foster Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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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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