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Walnut Creek, CA
Students enrolled: 1,000

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Foothill Middle School 3

Posted February 18, 2014
- a parent
The school is okay, but the vice principal is not very logical, and they have very inconsistent spending. Why waste money on thirty-something low-end gaming PCs when you can use it on something logical, like a Student wi-fi network? Not everyone has a 3G/4G/LTE connection, you guys.

Foothill Middle School 5

Posted August 26, 2013
- a parent
Foothill has a few bad teachers but the majority of teachers are great my daughter got advanced on all her big tests and has advanced greatly in math while my son has strait As now and pays far more attention in class and on homework. The majority of the teachers are kind hearted and pay great attention to the students in their class and if we get a teacher that does not teach well or help the students we simply switch to another teacher by turning in a form for switching classes. The very rare fights that happen in this school are fixed and the students in the fight are punished. In an all together summary i would say foothill is a wonderful school.

Foothill Middle School 1

Posted July 06, 2013
- a community member
Teachers aren't very great. Students are extremely innapropiate and act very innappropiately in front of teachers, who do nothing to stop them. Bell Schedule is also very annoying.

Foothill Middle School 2

Posted June 15, 2013
- a parent
Schools in this area are ok if you have average students. Academic standards are low relative to the expense of living in this area. The schools offer very little in the way of advanced academics, sports, after school activiites, or help for struggling students. Quality of teachers is inconsistent.

Foothill Middle School 5

Posted May 27, 2013
- a community member
We do not run 5 miles every Wednesday, only one. If you fail than you should go to learning center even though it is very hard to fail. I am a student

Foothill Middle School 1

Posted October 06, 2012
- a community member
My grandson goes to this school and his comment was "it is very stressful". They had an assembly on bullying today, a lot of good it did. As my daughter was waiting to pick up her son, a fight broke out when one boy jumped another. Parents and students just stood around. My daughter ran over and broke it up. The PE teacher came out and instead of hauling them to the office, he told the boy who started it to go home! No consequences is why this bullying continues to grow worse. What is wrong with your staff?

Foothill Middle School 1

Posted August 19, 2012
- a community member
i am a former Foothill student. I attended for 8th grade. That one year was the absolute worst of my life. The teachers was discouraging, the students were very innappropiate. i had a terrible time here.

Foothill Middle School 4

Posted May 25, 2010
- a parent
My son loved 6th and 7th grade, but hated 8th, especially his advanced math teacher. She wasn't encouraging kids at all.

Foothill Middle School
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Posted November 03, 2009
- a parent
Ever since we have moved my son here from a school in Alamo, he's been doing so great. He used to be B's and C's but now he's so interested on learning that he's been taking home straight A's and he won't accept any lower than that. He has great teacher that keeps him interested and gives him all the support for him to achieve his goal.

Foothill Middle School 5

Posted October 14, 2009
- a student
this school has a lot of after school activites a bunch of different kinds of clubs and the staff are great. if your falling behind they have extra help for you. they even have a class you can sign up for where you have a whole period to catch up on homework or do homework and ask questions if you dont understand it. foothill middle school is a great school and you should definatly go to it.

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Foothill Middle School
2775 Cedro Lane, Walnut Creek, CA  94598
(925) 939-8600
Last modified Foothill Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Foothill Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top