Foster High School

Foster High School serves 1,939 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.
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 1939 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,939 students
Foster High School Total Students (2002-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Foster High School Total Teachers (2002-2013)
Students by Grade Foster High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 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 14:1
Foster High School Student Teacher Ratio (2002-2013)
Asian
6%
4%
Foster High School Asian Students (2002-2013)
Hispanic
29%
51%
Foster High School Black Students (2002-2013)
Black
20%
13%
Foster High School Black Students (2002-2013)
White
44%
30%
Foster High School White Students (2002-2013)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Foster High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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 (2002-2013)
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.
26%
53%
Foster High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Foster High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,135 students has grown by 19% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,522 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
The district spending/student of $14,353 is higher than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 45% over four years.
School District Name Lamar Cisd School District
Number of Schools
Managed
38
3
Number of Students Managed 26,135 822
Lamar Cisd School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 80%
Lamar Cisd School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $219 MM $9 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $330 MM $9 MM
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,522 $11,947
Lamar Cisd School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,353 $12,666
Lamar Cisd School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • RichmondBriscoe J High School
    4300 Fm 723
    RichmondTX 77406
    (832)223-4000
    0.2 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 1012 students                      
  • RosenbergHenry Wertheimer Middle School
    4240 Fm 723
    RosenbergTX 77471
    (832)223-4100
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6 | 538 students                      
  • RichmondT L Pink Elementary School
    1001 Collins Rd
    RichmondTX 77469
    (832)223-2100
    3.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 631 students                      
  • RichmondJuan Seguin Early Childhood Center
    605 Mabel St
    RichmondTX 77469
    (832)223-2200
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK | 437 students                      
  • RichmondFrost Elementary School
    3306 Skinner Ln
    RichmondTX 77406
    (832)223-1500
    4.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 728 students                      

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