Foothill Elementary School

1001 Hawthorne Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 434 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Foothill Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 5% in CO
  • : 69% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Foothill Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Foothill Elementary School's student population of 434 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
434 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Foothill Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Foothill Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#44 out of 1779 schools
(Top 5%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Foothill Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
69%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
78%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Foothill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Foothill Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
79%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foothill Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.36
This chart displays the diversity score of Foothill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Foothill Elementary School's ranking?
Foothill Elementary School is ranked #44 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Foothill Elementary School often compared to?
Foothill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Crest View Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
How many students attend Foothill Elementary School?
434 students attend Foothill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Foothill Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Foothill Elementary School?
Foothill Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Foothill Elementary School offer ?
Foothill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Foothill Elementary School part of?
Foothill Elementary School is part of Boulder Valley School District No. Re2.
In what neighborhood is Foothill Elementary School located?
Foothill Elementary School is located in the Central Boulder neighborhood of Boulder, CO. There are 2 other public schools located in Central Boulder.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 69% (Top 5%)
  • : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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