3919 Ward Street | (713) 746-8260

Foster Elementary is located in the Greater OST/South Union neighborhood. It was built in 1942 and named after the founder of the Houston Chronicle, Marcus Elliot Foster. Foster is a zoned school for neighborhood residents. The school emphasizes reading, and features a “reading nook” funded by the Barbara Bush Literacy Foundation.

Key Facts

Grade Levels
Pre K4 to 5
Students
423
Teachers
25
Average Class Size
16

School Year Details

School Start Date Aug. 27, 2018
School End Date May 31, 2019
Start Time 7:45 AM
End Time 3:05 PM
Transportation

http://www.houstonisd.org/transportation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

White
Hispanic
Asian Pacific
African American
American Indian
Multiracial
Other

Education Programs

English Language Learners 2.8%
Special Education 5.7%
Gifted & Talented 0.9%
Bilingual 3.8%

After School Programs

Yes

Admissions

Application Deadline

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