Foster High School

4400 Fm 723, Richmond, TX 77406 | (832) 223-3800
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,188
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Gene Tomas
  • Fax: (832) 223-3801
  • Website: www.lcisd.org
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,188
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 121.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,136 (51.9%)
  • Females: 1,052 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 101 (4.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 463 (21.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 564 (25.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Foster High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.2%
Black36116.5%
Asian894.1%
Hispanic62828.7%
White1,10650.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Foster High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade59127.0%
10th Grade52624.0%
11th Grade55425.3%
12th Grade51723.6%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
60.0%
District:
59.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
70.0%
District:
38.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
93.5%
District:
85.3%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.3%
District:
6.5%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
11.5
District:
11.0
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
29.8%
District:
29.8%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
20.1%
District:
22.1%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
28.4%
District:
25.7%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
14.5%
District:
15.3%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$75,290
District:
$76,953
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$52,113
District:
$51,768
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,327
District:
$46,187
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$47,438
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$49,596
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$54,343
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$65,224
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Foster High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
69.9%
District:
59.5%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
37.0%
District:
28.4%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
1,031.0
District:
997.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
22.1
District:
20.7
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201085.0%75.0%70.0%
200977.0%68.0%67.0%
200879.0%64.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201096.0%94.0%92.0%
200993.0%89.0%87.0%
200893.0%88.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200857.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
2008100.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201093.0%91.0%90.0%
200993.0%91.0%88.0%
200892.0%88.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201087.0%77.0%74.0%
200979.0%70.0%65.0%
200878.0%66.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201088.0%75.0%74.0%
200981.0%70.0%66.0%
200881.0%69.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201096.0%95.0%93.0%
200994.0%92.0%90.0%
200896.0%93.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201096.0%95.0%93.0%
200996.0%95.0%92.0%
200892.0%92.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201094.0%91.0%89.0%
200991.0%85.0%81.0%
200887.0%81.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201098.0%93.0%91.0%
200995.0%89.0%85.0%
200891.0%81.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201099.0%99.0%98.0%
200999.0%98.0%97.0%
200898.0%97.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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