Foster High School



Foster High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 688
10 564
11 526
12 501

Foster High School is a public high school of the Lamar Cisd School District located in Richmond, TX. It has 2,279 students in grades 9th through 12th. Foster High School is the 195th largest public high school in Texas and the 957th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,279
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 114.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 957th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 195th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,003rd out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 337th out of 2,121

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Foster High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,152
(51%)
6,183
(49%)
 Male 1,127
(49%)
6,439
(51%)

Foster High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 948
(42%)
3,592
(28%)
 Hispanic 623
(27%)
5,409
(43%)
 Black 476
(21%)
2,618
(21%)
 Asian 184
(8%)
753
(6%)
 Two or More 37
(2%)
197
(2%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
42
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
11
(0%)

Foster High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,762
(77%)
7,602
(60%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 517
(23%)
5,020
(40%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Foster High School is ranked 517th out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Foster High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1766
2006 1919
2007 2036
2008 2103
2009 2188
2010 1964
2011 1934
2012 1939
2013 1953
2014 2130
2015 2279

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 18.2
2007 18.3
2008 18.2
2009 18
2010 17.9
2011 19.4
2012 19.6
2013 20
2014 20.7
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.27633069082673
2006 0.23970818134445
2007 0.21021611001965
2008 0.23870660960533
2009 0.25776965265082
2010 0.2612016293279
2011 0.26370217166494
2012 0.32284682826199
2013 0.24782386072709
2014 0.22441314553991
2015 0.22685388328214

Compare Foster High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 

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