171 E. Sycamore Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Foothills Middle School serves 686 students in grades 6-8.
Foothills Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
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 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 686 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Foothills Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Foothills Middle School's student population of 686 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
686 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Foothills Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Foothills Middle School is 0.54, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#386 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
64%
12%
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Hispanic
16%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
17%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 686 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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