James Foster Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 6

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
22500 Pamplico Dr.
Saugus, CA 91350
Phone
(661) 294-5355
District
SAUGUS UNION
County
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
605
Classroom Teachers
22

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.2% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

James Foster Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 50
Proficiency in Reading 56 49
Proficiency in Math 57 51

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 48
Proficiency in Reading 56 50
Proficiency in Math 54 45

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 55 45
Proficiency in Reading 72 52
Proficiency in Math 37 38

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 44
Proficiency in Reading 55 50
Proficiency in Math 51 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 27.50
AVG FOR DISTRICT 25.64
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 105 17.4%
Grade 1 92 15.2%
Grade 2 70 11.6%
Grade 3 111 18.3%
Grade 4 73 12.1%
Grade 5 68 11.2%
Grade 6 86 14.2%
Total 605 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 59.8% 46.4% 24.4%
Black 2.1% 3.6% 5.7%
Hispanic 30.6% 34.1% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.6% 15.4% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.3% 22.0% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.0% 18.8% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 3.2% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 107,817 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,221.1 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.8% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 32.0% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 9.5% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 33,868 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.5% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.7% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 34.1% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.2% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.9% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.3% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.6% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 3.9% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,459 $63,918,264 40.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $807 $7,986,072 5.1%
Staff $292 $2,889,632 1.9%
General Administration $82 $811,472 0.5%
School Administration $689 $6,818,344 4.4%
Operation $949 $9,391,304 6.0%
Transportation $112 $1,108,352 0.7%
Other $481 $4,759,976 3.0%
Total Support $3,414 $33,784,944 21.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,917 $58,554,632 37.5%
Total Expenditures $15,789 $156,247,944 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%