Accountability rating

D

San Antonio ISD: B

Total students

593

Avg. teacher experience

9.5 years

San Antonio ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

N/A

San Antonio ISD: 83.7%

Statewide: 90%

Foster Academy is an elementary school in San Antonio, TX, in the San Antonio ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 593 students. The school received an accountability rating of D. 68.5% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $54,919, which is $797 more than the state average.

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Contact information

Address

6718 Pecan Vly Dr
San Antonio, TX 78223-3120

Office phone number

(210) 438-6855

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Foster Academy are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 20. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 22.7 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 20.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

593

African American

69 (11.6%)

San Antonio ISD: 6.3%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

3 (0.5%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.4%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

505 (85.2%)

San Antonio ISD: 90.3%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

11 (1.9%)

San Antonio ISD: 2.4%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

5 (0.8%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.6%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

11.6%

American Indian

N/A

Asian

0.5%

Hispanic

85.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

1.9%

Two or more races

0.8%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

68.5 %

San Antonio ISD: 73.3%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

94.9 %

San Antonio ISD: 90.4%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

3 %

San Antonio ISD: 19.6%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

68.5%

Econ. disadvantaged

94.9%

Limited Eng. proficiency

3.0%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0 %

San Antonio ISD: 18.8%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

0 %

San Antonio ISD: 22.6%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

5.7 %

San Antonio ISD: 6.8%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

15 %

San Antonio ISD: 11%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

N/A

Career and technical

N/A

Gifted and talented

5.7%

Special education

15.0%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

D

San Antonio ISD: B

Student achievement

F

San Antonio ISD: C

School progress

D

San Antonio ISD: B

Closing the gaps

D

San Antonio ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

39.8

African American

2 (5%)

San Antonio ISD: 8.3%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

1 (2.5%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.1%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

1 (2.5%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

25.8 (64.8%)

San Antonio ISD: 67%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

10 (25.1%)

San Antonio ISD: 22.1%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 1.6%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 1%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

27.5 (69.1%)

San Antonio ISD: 65.5%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

12.3 (30.9%)

San Antonio ISD: 33.2%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

0 (0%)

San Antonio ISD: 0.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

14.9

San Antonio ISD: 15.5

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

9.5 years

San Antonio ISD: 10.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$54,919

San Antonio ISD: $55,324

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$49,830

San Antonio ISD: $50,820

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$52,978

San Antonio ISD: $53,367

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$54,103

San Antonio ISD: $54,455

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$56,339

San Antonio ISD: $56,342

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$64,505

San Antonio ISD: $60,613

Statewide: $62,039

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