Foster Elementary School

Foster Elementary School serves 769 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Foster Elementary School operates within the Arlington Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 769 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 769 students
Foster Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Foster Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Foster Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Foster Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Foster Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
4%
4%
Foster Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
51%
52%
Foster Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
30%
13%
Foster Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
14%
29%
Foster Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Foster Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Foster Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.41
Foster Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
74%
53%
Foster Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Foster Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 64,688 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,860 is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,596 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Arlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 64,688 838
Arlington Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $563 MM $9 MM
Arlington Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $546 MM $10 MM
Arlington Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,860 $12,250
Arlington Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,596 $12,682
Arlington Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Newcomer Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gunn J High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Burgin Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ArlingtonGunn J High School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 501 students3000 South Fielder Rd
    ArlingtonTX 76015
    (682)867-5400
    0.97-8501
  • ArlingtonBurgin Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 819 students401 East Mayfield Rd
    ArlingtonTX 76014
    (682)867-1300
    1.3PK-6819
  • ArlingtonShort Elementary School
    1.4 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 538 students2000 California Ln
    ArlingtonTX 76015
    (682)867-5850
    1.4PK-6538
  • ArlingtonMorton Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 990 students2900 Barrington Place
    ArlingtonTX 76014
    (682)867-5600
    1.5PK-6990
  • ArlingtonNewcomer Center
    Alternative School
    1.5 miles | Grades: 7-10 | 221 students701 East Arbrook Blvd
    ArlingtonTX 76014
    (682)867-7100
    1.57-10221

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