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.
  • Foothills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was lower than the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

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School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank (12-13)#1138 out of 1868 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
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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
6%
5%
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White
52%
38%
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Two or more races
8%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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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

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