Foster Middle School

Foster Middle School serves 736 students in grades 6-8.
Foster Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Foster Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Foster Middle School's student population of 736 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Foster Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Foster Middle School is 0.69, 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 (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#1846 out of 7999 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
41%
52%
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Black
35%
13%
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White
17%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLongview Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Foster Middle School is Lead Academy High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Juvenile Detent Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bramlette Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Longview Lead Academy High School Alternative School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 119 students
    0.2 miles
    410 S Green St
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 381-3921
    0.2 9-12 119
  • Longview Juvenile Detent Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 8-12 | 13 students
    0.3 miles
    310 Turk St
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 753-3970
    0.3 8-12 13
  • Longview Bramlette Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5
    0.9 miles
    111 Tupelo
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 803-5600
    0.9 1-5 n/a
  • Longview Bramlette Steam Academy Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 47% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 453 students
    1.1 miles
    111 Tupelo
    Longview, TX 75601
    (903) 803-5600
    1.1 PK-5 453
  • Longview Playing For Keeps Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK
    1.3 miles
    510 Martin Luther King Blvd
    Longview, TX 75606
    (903) 381-5900
    1.3 PK n/a

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