Foothill Elementary School

  • Foothill Elementary School serves 309 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foothill Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Foothill Elementary School's student population of 309 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students309 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foothill Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foothill Elementary School is 0.61, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#155 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
39%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
50%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
56%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
54%
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 2017-18 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 2013-14 school year data.
White
26%
23%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foothill Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.610.64
This chart display the diversity score of Foothill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaratoga Union Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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