Foster Elementary School

200 N Williams St
Riesel, TX 76682
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Foster Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Foster Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 50-54% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Foster Elementary School's student population of 304 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Foster Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 diversity score of Foster Elementary School is 0.49, 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
#3338 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
26%
52%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
67%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.490.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiesel Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Foster Elementary School is Riesel School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hallsburg School (4.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riesel Riesel School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 342 students
    0.2 miles
    600 Frederick St
    Riesel, TX 76682
    (254) 896-3171
    0.2 7-12 342
  • Waco Hallsburg School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 172 students
    4.6 miles
    2313 Hallsburg Rd
    Waco, TX 76705
    (254) 875-2331
    4.6 PK-6 172
  • Mart Lone Star H S Central Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 144 students
    6.4 miles
    116 Burleson Rd
    Mart, TX 76664
    (254) 297-5716
    6.4 9-12 144
  • Mart Mart Academic Alernative Program Alternative School
    Grades: 11-12 | 2 students
    6.6 miles
    700 E Navarro
    Mart, TX 76664
    (254) 876-2574
    6.6 11-12 2
  • Mart Mart Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
    6.6 miles
    1400 Kensington Ave
    Mart, TX 76664
    (254) 876-2112
    6.6 PK-6 292

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