Foster Elementary School

  • Foster Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Foster Elementary School's student population of 343 students has grown by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foster Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foster Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#587 out of 1,194 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Foster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Foster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
5%
23%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
88%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
7%
6%
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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 OR.
Diversity Score0.220.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Foster Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSweet Home SD 55 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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