Foster High School

Foster High School serves 1,953 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Foster High School operates within the Lamar Cisd School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 1953 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,953 students
Foster High School Total Students (2002-2014)
Gender % Foster High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Foster High School Total Teachers (2002-2014)
Students by Grade Foster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 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 20:1 16:1
Foster High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2014)
Asian
7%
4%
Foster High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
29%
52%
Foster High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
20%
13%
Foster High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
43%
29%
Foster High School White Students (2002-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Foster High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Foster High 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.
0.69 0.41
Foster High School Diversity Score (2002-2014)
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.
20%
53%
Foster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Foster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,079 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,773 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 $11,121 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lamar Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 27,079 838
Lamar Cisd School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 83%
Lamar Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $233 MM $9 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $265 MM $10 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,773 $12,250
Lamar Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,121 $12,682
Lamar Cisd 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 Fort Bend Co Alter High School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Briscoe J High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is T L Pink Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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    0.3 miles | Grades: 6 | 517 students4240 Fm 723
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  • RichmondT L Pink Elementary School
    3.4 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 648 students1001 Collins Rd
    RichmondTX 77469
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    3.6 miles | Grades: PK | 403 students605 Mabel St
    RichmondTX 77469
    (832)223-2200
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  • RichmondFrost Elementary School
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    RichmondTX 77406
    (832)223-1500
    4.1PK-5395

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