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W.P. Foster Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (337) 828-1905

101 Second Street

Franklin, Louisiana


About W.P. Foster Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 5th Grade

W.P. Foster Elementary School is located in the St. Mary Parish district of the state of Louisiana. It is one of 23 schools in its district.

W.P. Foster Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Prekindergarten to 5th Grade. Compared to other schools in Louisiana, this is a relatively small school since it has an enrolment of 244 students.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $47,475, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of $48,011.

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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
W.P. Foster Elementary School 244$1,74615$47,4750.60
Franklin Junior High School (0.39 miles) 205$1,49510$44,1890.31
J. A. Hernandez Elementary School (0.79 miles) 226$1,72912$47,2480.34
LaGrange Elementary School (1.45 miles) 184$1,27612$43,9380.43
Franklin Senior High School (1.47 miles) 392$45814$51,4850.42
Centerville High School (4.58 miles) 615$71713$49,8210.57

W.P. Foster Elementary School

Number of pupils244
Funding per pupil$1,746
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$47,475
Diversity index0.60

Franklin Junior High School (0.39 miles)

Number of pupils205
Funding per pupil$1,495
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$44,189
Diversity index0.31

J. A. Hernandez Elementary School (0.79 miles)

Number of pupils226
Funding per pupil$1,729
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$47,248
Diversity index0.34

LaGrange Elementary School (1.45 miles)

Number of pupils184
Funding per pupil$1,276
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$43,938
Diversity index0.43

Franklin Senior High School (1.47 miles)

Number of pupils392
Funding per pupil$458
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$51,485
Diversity index0.42

Centerville High School (4.58 miles)

Number of pupils615
Funding per pupil$717
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$49,821
Diversity index0.57
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Rankings within Louisiana
There are 1,400 schools in Louisiana. Rankings don't always go up to 1,400 because some schools have missing data.
1181stlargest school
965thhighest number of FTE teachers
1118thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
668thhighest average teaching salary
160thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
722ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
174thhighest diversity index
937thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 5th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 177 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 177 days

12th Grade: 177 days

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