Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Elementary School serves 651 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (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 48% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

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School Overview

  • Foster Elementary School's student population of 651 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foster Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foster Elementary School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#7512 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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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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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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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 Score0.260.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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