711 Ribera Dr.
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Foothill Elementary School serves 476 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Foothill Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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 476 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
476 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Foothill Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Foothill Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#631 out of 9659 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
29%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
58%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 476 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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