Foothills Academy

107 Foothill Academy Spur
Albany, KY 42602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Foothills Academy serves 40 students in grades 6-12.
Foothills Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 30%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 26% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 40 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in KY
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Foothills Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

Foothills Academy's student population of 40 students has declined by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
40 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Foothills Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,230 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Foothills Academy is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1047 out of 1230 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
28%
11%
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White
65%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
54%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Foothills Academy's ranking?
Foothills Academy is ranked #1047 out of 1,230 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Kentucky.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 30% KY state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% KY state average).
How many students attend Foothills Academy?
40 students attend Foothills Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Foothills Academy students are White, 28% of students are Black, and 7% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Foothills Academy?
Foothills Academy has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What grades does Foothills Academy offer ?
Foothills Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Foothills Academy part of?
Foothills Academy is part of Clinton County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 40 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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