7
out of 10

GreatSchools
Rating
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 7
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
6
Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Karla Shiminski
6550 51st Street
San Diego, CA 92120-2794

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(619) 582-2728
(619) 583-6812
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Best known for
"Foster is a family friendly school."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None
  • World languages
    None
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24 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · September 19, 2016
Both of my children went to Fosterk-5. They had a wonderful education and are now in college. The school was not 100% locked up when my children went there. This would violate the fire code. My children never chose to leave the campus without... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 16, 2016
Safety was big concern. My son attended for only two weeks and I took him out and to a different school. The week my son left a child wondered out confirming my concerns.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 31, 2015
I am very happy with the balanced education my first grader is getting. In addition to his regular studies, he gets extra science, art, and P.E. instruction. I was worried he wouldn't be able to make friends because he didn't have many preschool... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 03, 2014
Foster Elementary has been under-performing for years. Their focus seems to be more on the budget than the children. I've seen nothing compelling, new or innovative to keep the attention and curiosity of the students. Many of the teachers have... more

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Last modified: September 19, 2016
Last modified Foster Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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