We choice into this school because we were not happy with our neighborhood school. This is our third year and I can never say enough about how much I love it here. The principal is a great leader and has high expectations for all of the staff and the students. Some of the teachers have been there for over 25 years. The students are learning to love education and be great citizens.
Foothils is a very positive renforcing school.They also have amazing staff to go along with that.The student are raised to a higher expectation and this year over half of the fifth grade received an average of an A.The students enjoy the school because of the teachers and other students who make them feel superior.Theese are just some of the good oppurtunities that foothills elementary provides.
Amazing School-They really listen to parents concerns. My child is severely Autistic and he did very well at Foothills. He made friends and all his classmates just loved him. He was 80 percent in the classroom and pulled out for specials. The team he worked with really worked hard to make sure all his needs were met. IEP's were taken seriously and they made sure he received the services he needed. He was involved in choir and sports there. Kathy Emeis-Beers, Ms, Kraus, and Ms. Potter really worked hard to make sure he succeeded in and out of the classroom. The school in general is very supportive of parents and all teachers in special education are excellent! Marky will miss Foothills!!!
WOW! I just can't say enough about this school! The Principle, Vice Principle, TAG teacher, all of the regular teachers, EVERYONE is so nice and supportive of the families and children. My son loves school again and we have realized that a first class Public School education is still available. My son's two teachers, P.E. coach, librarian, music, computer and spanish teacher are fantastic. The staff are always polite and encouraging to him. We left a school at a nearby district to attend Foothills and the difference is amazing. The parents are nice and helpful to new parents. Thank you Foothills for taking such good care of our son!
My son is Kindergarten student with Foothills and has autism. His teachers, aides and the school in general have been fantastic. He's blossomed under thier teaching, encouragement and accountability. I especially appreciate all the feedback I receive on his progress, his gains and the areas we need to work on. We are looking forward to his continued progress in 1st grade at Foothills
Our son started at Foothills in 3rd grade, 2007. We were immediately welcomed by staff, parents, and students. The curriculum was clear and well thought out. The academics and the way they teach the children inspire them to want to continue their excitement as well as love of learning. The academic education is punctuated with experiential instruction. Thus the children use the knowledge they are taught in a meaningful way. Children are in a nurturing environment that also supports their social and emotional needs. I just wish I had more children to send!
This is just a terrific school! I have 2 children who attend this school and they have grown and been supported greatly within this school The staff is wonderful, the location is great and I am so very pleased with Foothills as a whole. They deserve this rating for sure.
The academic programs at Foothills are great and there are many opportunities for those kids who excel and who need help to get the individualized attention they need. They also have great music, art and sports programs that are offered outside of regular school hours. Most of the parents participate on a regular basis volunteering in the classroom as well as at the school in general.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Foothills Elementary School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Foothills Elementary School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.