Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Elementary School serves 481 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foster Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida 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 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

  • Foster Elementary School's student population of 481 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foster Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Foster Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank#3166 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
33%
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Black
75%
22%
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White
7%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foster Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Foster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHillsborough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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