PROFICIENCY 79% 106% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%San Mateo-Foster City
77%Foster City

Foster City Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "San Mateo-Foster City" in Foster City, CA. There are a total of 900 students and 36 teachers at Foster City Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 12 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Foster City Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 78.5%, which is 106% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch12
Reduced lunch5


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Foster City Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Foster City Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian n/a 29.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American n/a 2.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian n/a 24.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a 33.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a 0.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a 2.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a 7.3% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

George Hall Elementary47%1.1San Mateo, CA
Brewer Island Elementary80%1.3Foster City, CA
Fiesta Gardens International Elementary34%1.5San Mateo, CA
Nesbit Elementary70%1.5Belmont, CA
Redwood Shores Elementary72%1.5Redwood City, CA
Central Elementary79%1.6Belmont, CA
Bowditch Middle School76%1.6Foster City, CA
Parkside Elementary37%1.6San Mateo, CA
Audubon Elementary74%1.7Foster City, CA
Bayside S.t.e.m. Academy44%1.8San Mateo, CA
Laurel Elementary49%1.9San Mateo, CA
Beresford Elementary47%2.0San Mateo, CA

Foster City demographics profile

StatisticFoster CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,68523291
Median age40.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%52%55%
Speak English49%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Education level achieved in Foster City

IndexFoster CityCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.6%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors69.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate6.2%1.6%1.3%
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