Foothills Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
753
Best Middle School in California
#34
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District Arcadia Unified
Type Public
 Phone (626)821-8363
 Location 171 E. Sycamore Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Charter School No

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.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Foothills Middle student body is mainly Asian Pacific with a sizeable White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White23.2%175
Black3.5%26
Hispanic14.6%110
Asian Pacific58.2%438
Native American Indian0.5%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Upper 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

Grade Students
6th Grade259
7th Grade263
8th Grade231
Total753

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
79%
Rank in California
34th
Rating
10 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
Girls81%84%
Boys77%75%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander88%86%
Black40% to 59%*40% to 59%*
Hispanic50% to 54%*60% to 64%*
Multiracial--
White75% to 79%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilitessuppressed*suppressed*
Limited English70% to 79%*30% to 39%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%4
Boys1%4
Girls0%0
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.3%2
Boys0.5%2
Girls0%0

Location

Foothills Middle
171 E. Sycamore Ave.
Arcadia, CA
91006
(626)821-8363

10 out of 10 1

District

Arcadia Unified
Arcadia, CA