Foothills Elementary School (Closed 2014)

17835 North 44th St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Foothills Elementary School served 391 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 53% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 63%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 73% (which was lower than the Arizona state average of 78%) for the 2012-13 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Foothills Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
53%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(12-13)
73%
78%
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 Arizona by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
45%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
51%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 AZ.
Diversity Score
0.650.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Foothills Elementary School is Paradise Valley High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Milestones Charter School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Milestones Charter School Charter School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 248 students
    0.4 miles
    4707 East Robert E Lee Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 404-1009
    0.4 K-8 248
  • Phoenix Paradise Valley High School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 1,841 student
    0.9 miles
    3950 E Bell Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-7000
    0.9 7-12 1,841
  • Phoenix West-mec - Paradise Valley High School Vocational School
    Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.9 miles
    3950 E. Bell Rd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (623) 873-1860
    0.9 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Whispering Wind Academy Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 551 students
    1.2 miles
    15844 North 43rd Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-7300
    1.2 PK-6 551
  • Scottsdale Copper Canyon Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 635 students
    1.3 miles
    17650 North 54th Street
    Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    (602) 449-7200
    1.3 PK-6 635
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