Foster Elementary School

5/10
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Grades
PK-5
Students
604
Type
Public
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Academics
1/10
Test scores
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Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Reading
46%
State avg: 75%
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Math
48%
State avg: 76%
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Science
61%
State avg: 75%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


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Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
80%
Black
15%
White
4%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
568 :1
State avg: 489 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
10%
State avg: 14%
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Neighborhood
6718 Pecan Valley Drive
San Antonio, TX 78223
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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