Foothill Middle School

  • Foothill Middle School serves 998 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Foothill Middle 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% 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 Middle School's student population of 998 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foothill Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foothill Middle School is 0.64, which is equal to 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 (16-17)#732 out of 9584 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
19%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
54%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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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 Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.640.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMT. Diablo Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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