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Foster Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (310) 898-6180

1620 N. Pannes St.

Compton, California


About Foster Elementary
Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Foster Elementary is one of 41 schools in the Compton Unified district of California.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 794 students from Kindergarten to 5th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Foster Elementary 794$174260.29
Compton Unified Rop (0.44 miles) 0
Mark Twain Elementary (0.52 miles) 655$8,70328$85,1190.19
Lynwood Middle (0.59 miles) 949$9,86823$83,8970.15
Lindbergh Elementary (1.13 miles) 812$9,16926$84,2360.12
Kelly Elementary (1.29 miles) 836$142240.22

Foster Elementary

Number of pupils794
Funding per pupil$174
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.29

Compton Unified Rop (0.44 miles)

Number of pupils0
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher
Average teacher salary
Diversity index

Mark Twain Elementary (0.52 miles)

Number of pupils655
Funding per pupil$8,703
Pupils per teacher28
Average teacher salary$85,119
Diversity index0.19

Lynwood Middle (0.59 miles)

Number of pupils949
Funding per pupil$9,868
Pupils per teacher23
Average teacher salary$83,897
Diversity index0.15

Lindbergh Elementary (1.13 miles)

Number of pupils812
Funding per pupil$9,169
Pupils per teacher26
Average teacher salary$84,236
Diversity index0.12

Kelly Elementary (1.29 miles)

Number of pupils836
Funding per pupil$142
Pupils per teacher24
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.22
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Rankings within California
There are 10,465 schools in California. Rankings don't always go up to 10,465 because some schools have missing data.
2227thlargest school
2461sthighest number of FTE teachers
7896thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
2609thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
8506thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
7679thhighest diversity index
9000thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 3 hours

1st Grade - 3rd Grade: 3.8 hours

4th Grade - 5th Grade: 4 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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