Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Elementary School serves 761 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the TX average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
  • Foster Elementary School operates within the Arlington Independent School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 761 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students761 students
Foster Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Foster Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
Foster Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeFoster Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
Foster Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
4%
4%
Foster Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
52%
52%
Foster Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
30%
13%
Foster Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
13%
29%
Foster Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Foster Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFoster Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownTX 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.
0.630.63
Foster Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
75%
52%
Foster Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
9%
6%
Foster Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Arlington Independent School District's student population of 63,882 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,654 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,395 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameArlington Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed63,882825
Arlington Independent School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$563 MM$9 MM
Arlington Independent School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$546 MM$10 MM
Arlington Independent School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$8,654$12,250
Arlington Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$8,395$12,682
Arlington Independent School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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