Best Middle School in California#34
|Rating||10 out of 10|
|Grades||6th grade to 9th grade|
|School District||Arcadia Unified|
|Location||171 E. Sycamore Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Foothills Middle has an academic rating significantly above the average for California middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 34th in the best public middle schools in California.
The Foothills Middle student body is mainly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.5%||4|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0%||0|
|Two or more races||0%||0|
vs. other California middle schoolsUpper 8.7%
11.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Foothills Middle students are largely wealthy and rank 118th in California for middle school student family income.
Enrollment by Grade
State Standardized Test Performance
Rank in California34th
Rating10 out of 10
Students at Foothills Middle scored an average 79% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3.4% of California middle schools.
Test Proficiency By Gender
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
State Test Proficiency by Subgroup
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||88%||86%|
|Black||40% to 59%*||40% to 59%*|
|Hispanic||50% to 54%*||60% to 64%*|
|White||75% to 79%*||75% to 79%*|
|Limited English||70% to 79%*||30% to 39%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||4%||10%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||3%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||5%|
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171 E. Sycamore Ave.