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Foster High School
  • Public
  • RICHMOND, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Foster High School is a highly rated, public school located in RICHMOND, TX. It has 1,959 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

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Foster High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1180
516 responses
Average ACT
26
91 responses
AP Enrollment
41%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade unavailable
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$97,743
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,431
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$265,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 47 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 47 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 146 responses
  • Dress up days
    18%
  • Senior Nap Day
    18%
  • Homecoming
    16%
  • Powder Puff football
    11%
  • Anything involving school spirit!
    9%
  • Football games
    8%
  • Pink Out
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,959
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 50 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 49 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,976
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.7%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 62 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 62 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 62 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,910 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 67 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 67 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 67 responses

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