Foster Academy

  • Foster Academy serves 644 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foster Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Foster Academy's student population of 644 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students644 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foster Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foster Academy is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#7615 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
85%
52%
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Black
12%
13%
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White
3%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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