Foster High School

Foster High School serves 1,934 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Foster High School operates within the Lamar Cisd School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1934 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,934 students
Foster High School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Foster High School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Foster High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Foster High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
Foster High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
28%
50%
Foster High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
18%
13%
Foster High School Black (2002-2012)
White
46%
31%
Foster High School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.68 0.99
Foster High School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
21%
44%
Foster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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 (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,278 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Lamar Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
4
Number of Students Managed 25,278 730
Lamar Cisd School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Lamar Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $219 MM $9 MM
District Spending $330 MM $9 MM
Lamar Cisd School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,522 $11,947
Lamar Cisd School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,353 $12,666
Lamar Cisd School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Community Center (4.2 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richmond Briscoe J High School
    4300 Fm 723
    Richmond , TX , 77406
    (832)223-4000
    0.2  mi  |  932  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Rosenberg Henry Wertheimer Middle School
    4240 Fm 723
    Rosenberg , TX , 77471
    (832)223-4100
    0.3  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Richmond T L Pink Elementary School
    1001 Collins Rd
    Richmond , TX , 77469
    (832)223-2100
    3.4  mi  |  662  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Juan Seguin Elementary School
    605 Mabel St
    Richmond , TX , 77469
    (832)223-2200
    3.6  mi  |  218  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond Frost Elementary School
    3306 Skinner Ln
    Richmond , TX , 77406
    (832)223-1500
    4.1  mi  |  712  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Richmond, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.56, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Richmond is William B Travis High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.