Foster Elementary School (Closed 2005)

Foster Elementary School served 268 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
268 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2004-2005 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
12%
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Hispanic
26%
54%
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Black
65%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2003-04 school year data.
Source: 2004-2005 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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