Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foster Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Foster Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Foster Elementary School's student population of 381 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foster Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foster Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank#3034 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
54%
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Black
11%
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score0.730.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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