Foster Senior High School



Foster Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foster Senior 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
9 234
10 255
11 198
12 251

Foster Senior High School is a public high school of the Tukwila School District located in Tukwila, WA. It has 938 students in grades 9th through 12th. Foster Senior High School is the 153rd largest public high school in Washington and the 6,237th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.3 to 1.

Total Students: 938
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.13

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Foster Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 500
(53%)
500
(53%)
 Female 438
(47%)
438
(47%)

Foster Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 291
(31%)
291
(31%)
 Hispanic 208
(22%)
208
(22%)
 White 183
(20%)
183
(20%)
 Black 182
(19%)
182
(19%)
 Pacific Islander 40
(4%)
40
(4%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
27
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)

Foster Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 631
(67%)
631
(67%)
 Not Eligible 227
(24%)
227
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(9%)
80
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Foster Senior High School is ranked 42nd out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foster Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 786
2006 836
2007 884
2008 835
2009 891
2010 915
2011 921
2012 938

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23
2006 22.1
2007 23.4
2008 22
2009 22.1
2010 21.6
2011 21.7
2012 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60432569974555
2006 0.48803827751196
2007 0.58031674208145
2008 0.59041916167665
2009 0.73063973063973
2010 0.7224043715847
2011 0.72529858849077
2012 0.75799573560768

Compare Foster Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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