Foothills Elementary School

  • Foothills Elementary School serves 314 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Foothills Elementary School's student population of 314 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foothills Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foothills Elementary School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1077 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Foothills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Foothills Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
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White
57%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Foothills Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foothills Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.570.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Foothills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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