Foothill Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1001 Hawthorne Avenue
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone
(720) 561-2600
District
BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE2
County
BOULDER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
457
Classroom Teachers
26

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.3% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 62 40
Proficiency in Reading 67 41
Proficiency in Math 57 39

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 39
Proficiency in Reading 72 45
Proficiency in Math 62 34

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 41
Proficiency in Reading 82 47
Proficiency in Math 72 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.84
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.14
AVG FOR STATE 17.16
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 51 11.2%
Grade 1 75 16.4%
Grade 2 76 16.6%
Grade 3 80 17.5%
Grade 4 77 16.8%
Grade 5 98 21.4%
Total 457 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.8% 72.6% 55.9%
Black 0.9% 1.0% 4.8%
Hispanic 9.7% 20.1% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 5.9% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.0% 21.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 17.6% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 3.4% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 233,042 5,758,736
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 485.3 55
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.3% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 40.1% 35.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 12.4% 13.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 93,875 2,136,827
Single Parent Households With Children 5.6% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.9% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 67.7% 40.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 24.5% 15.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.4% 16.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.8% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.7% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.8% 11.3%
$15,000 or less 9.7% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,846 $213,519,894 38.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $613 $19,118,857 3.5%
Staff $527 $16,436,603 3.0%
General Administration $235 $7,329,415 1.3%
School Administration $837 $26,105,193 4.7%
Operation $810 $25,263,090 4.6%
Transportation $472 $14,721,208 2.7%
Other $947 $29,535,983 5.3%
Total Support $4,441 $138,510,349 25.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,445 $201,013,105 36.3%
Total Expenditures $17,732 $553,043,348 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%