Foster Park Elementary School

8530 South Wood St, Chicago, IL 60620 | (773) 535-2725
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 492
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 8530 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60620
  • Principal or Admin: Joronda Strong Crawford
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Chicago Public Schools
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,392
  • Graduation Rate: 63.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 16.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 17.8
  • Enrolled Students: 406,068

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 492
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 256 (52.0%)
  • Females: 236 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 29 (5.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 460 (93.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 489 (99.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Foster Park Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Foster Park Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade428.5%
2nd Grade428.5%
3rd Grade5811.8%
4th Grade4910.0%
5th Grade408.1%
6th Grade5611.4%
7th Grade5411.0%
8th Grade7014.2%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

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1 review for Foster Park Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on August 02, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Guess I'm an old-timer. I started kindergarten at Foster Park in 1936 first year of opening of new school,graduated in 1945. Best years of my life, lived at 8643 S.Wood. I'm writing my autobiography with lots of memories of teachers and classes. My graduating class had 27 students, largest ever at that time. Can you possibly tell me what the total enrollment was in 1945? I went on to Calumet High, another great school at the time. My two sons also went to F.P.and had same 2nd grade teacher that I had

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