Foothills Middle School

171 E. Sycamore Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Foothills Middle School serves 629 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Foothills Middle School's student population of 629 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Foothills Middle School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
81%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
80%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
62%
12%
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Hispanic
18%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
14%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Foothills Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Foothills Middle School often compared to?
Foothills Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like First Avenue Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Foothills Middle School?
629 students attend Foothills Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Foothills Middle School students are Asian, 18% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Foothills Middle School?
Foothills Middle School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Foothills Middle School offer ?
Foothills Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Foothills Middle School part of?
Foothills Middle School is part of Arcadia Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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