Foothill Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2775 Cedro Ln.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Phone
(925) 939-8600
District
MT. DIABLO UNIFIED
County
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
990
Classroom Teachers
42

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.0% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Foothill Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 42
Proficiency in Reading 81 47
Proficiency in Math 68 37

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 43
Proficiency in Reading 82 49
Proficiency in Math 63 37

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 74 42
Proficiency in Reading 81 48
Proficiency in Math 66.27 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 23.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 22.24
AVG FOR STATE 23.37
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 334 33.7%
Grade 7 342 34.5%
Grade 8 314 31.7%
Total 990 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 63.8% 35.7% 25.0%
Black 1.1% 4.2% 5.9%
Hispanic 13.5% 45.9% 56.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 20.2% 13.1% 12.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.1% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 8.9% 43.5% 57.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 36.7% 48.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.4% 6.8% 9.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 268,717 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,258.2 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.8% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.6% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 14.8% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 96,889 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.0% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.8% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 23.0% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.0% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.5% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.8% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.9% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 7.1% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,717 $213,607,317 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $613 $19,494,013 5.1%
Staff $573 $18,221,973 4.8%
General Administration $63 $2,003,463 0.5%
School Administration $762 $24,232,362 6.4%
Operation $854 $27,158,054 7.1%
Transportation $326 $10,367,126 2.7%
Other $390 $12,402,390 3.2%
Total Support $3,580 $113,847,580 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,702 $54,125,302 14.2%
Total Expenditures $11,999 $381,580,199 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,754 $42,072,563,139 50.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $660 $4,109,759,938 4.9%
Staff $678 $4,223,588,529 5.0%
General Administration $131 $816,243,878 1.0%
School Administration $745 $4,643,247,838 5.5%
Operation $1,069 $6,656,800,206 7.9%
Transportation $248 $1,545,160,414 1.8%
Other $590 $3,675,538,573 4.4%
Total Support $4,121 $25,669,582,774 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,646 $16,479,764,511 19.6%
Total Expenditures $13,521 $84,221,660,396 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%