Foothill Elementary School

711 Ribera Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 374 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Foothill Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 74%
  • : 78%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Foothill Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Foothill Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
(18-19)
74%
40%
This chart display 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 California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
78%
51%
This chart display 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 California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Foothill Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Foothill Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
5%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
28%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
56%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Foothill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Foothill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
This chart display 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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display 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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Foothill Elementary School often compared to?
Foothill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mountain View Elementary School, Kellogg Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Foothill Elementary School?
374 students attend Foothill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Foothill Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Foothill Elementary School?
Foothill Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Foothill Elementary School offer ?
Foothill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Foothill Elementary School part of?
Foothill Elementary School is part of Goleta Union Elementary School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 74%
  • : 78%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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