15808 N 63rd Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Foothills Elementary School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 599 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Foothills Elementary School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Foothills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Foothills Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1119 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
32%
46%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
55%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AZ state average).

How many students attend Foothills Elementary School?

599 students attend Foothills Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

55% of Foothills Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Foothills Elementary School?

Foothills Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Arizona state average of 17:1.

What grades does Foothills Elementary School offer ?

Foothills Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of Semester - Early Dismissal
December 22, 2022 (Thursday)
First Day of the Semester
January 09, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 20, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
May 25, 2023 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 599 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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