Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Elementary School serves 425 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Foster Elementary School 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 2016-17 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 Elementary School's student population of 425 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foster Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foster Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5603 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
8%
52%
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Black
92%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Foster Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 TX.
Diversity Score0.150.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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