William Foster Elementary School

12801 Bangor Ave, Garfield Heights, OH 44125 | (216) 475-8123
  • Grades: PK-3
  • Student Enrollment: 673
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  • Principal or Admin: Sandra L. Powers
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 673
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 334 (49.6%)
  • Females: 304 (45.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 66 (9.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 318 (47.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 384 (57.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
William Foster Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black33249.3%
Asian131.9%
Hispanic182.7%
White27540.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For William Foster Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten649.5%
Kindergarten11917.7%
1st Grade15923.6%
2nd Grade16224.1%
3rd Grade16925.1%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2010)
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Master's Degree
School:
56.5%
District:
57.9%
Percent of Teachers That Have at Least a Bachelor's Degree
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Percent of Teachers That Are Properly Certified
School:
100.0%
District:
100.0%
Average Years of Teacher Experience
School:
11.0
District:
12.0
Average Teacher Salary
School:
$60,511
District:
$59,942
Source: OH Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that William Foster Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on OAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
AYP and Performance (2009)
Performance Index Score: 94.1
Overall AYP: Not Met
Math AYP: Not Met
Reading AYP: Not Met
Attendance AYP: Met

OAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.2%71.6%76.9%
2009---
200875.3%71.9%79.3%
 
Reading Test
201077.1%71.6%78.4%
2009---
200874.4%72.8%77.4%
 
Source: OH Department of Education 2009-2010

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