The student=teacher=parent communication is exceptional. The staff is kind and helpful. Overall, a much better alternative and education than public.
My son has ADHD but no "504" plan. Foothills teachers work with him to help him really learn, grow his academic confidence and skills, and overall to enjoy school. That takes a highly skilled teaching staff to work with high maintenance student. We are truly grateful for Foothills.
Very happy with staff and administration. At our old school we would wait days to get a phone call back or a meeting. Teachers and principal at Foothills Academy are very responsive and caring. So happy we found a school that puts students and parents first.
Our family has been a part of Foothills for 6 years and we have four children that are enrolled there. I have seen tremendous growth in my children. The small class size and school size has made an impact on who my children are becoming. My teens are turning out to be motivated and responsible young adults. They are surrounded by teachers and students that have the same goals for success. Foothills offers online courses, AP courses, dual enrollment through Grand Canyon University, STEM, SAGE and extensive class options. We are grateful to be a part of Foothills and look forward to a bright future for our children.
I sent my son to this school in 2012 after having a bad experience at Cactus Shadows Highschool. The academics here are EXCELLENT. My son has learned so much and is always coming home every day telling me all the things he learned. At first he really struggled with the academics and it was challenging for him but the after school help here is so great that he started getting help from his teachers and he has really improved! The homework load is a bit excessive but they really are preparing you for college. Although they do not offer AP courses, their classes are AP level anyway. As for the students here, there are far fewer than a public school and there's almost no bullying here. The teachers/staff are very friendly and really make you feel welcome on your first day. If you are looking for a school with great academics that will prepare your kid for college then this is the school for you!