Foothill Elementary School

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1200 Jensen Dr

Pittsburg, CA 94565

(925) 473-2450

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Foothill Elementary School

More catered to hispanics. Some teachers don't really care there just there for the paycheck.

Posted by a parent on 07/14/13

I am a parent of two kids at this school and have been very pleased with the leadership of the principal and in most cases, with the hard work and dedication of the teachers. The dual immersion program is excellent and I believe this school is Pittsburg's best kept secret. The test scores have recently ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/01/12

The school need to work with all the children instead of all the mexican children! we give them so much for free when they are driving cars then most of us! The principal help them to much and doesn't help other parent '

Posted by a parent on 10/28/12

There is a lot of work ahead to bring this school to it's full potential. But I believe it can be achieved.

Posted by a parent on 09/10/11

I changed my son to Foothill to be in the Dual Immersion Program and so far I'm happy with the school. Yes there needs to be more parents involved in activities.

Posted by a parent on 01/23/11

I am not happy at how the school is being run. The principal takes a very nonchalant too laid back attitude to discipline and rewarding the students who do achieve. The vp is ready to put things into place to address such issues, but has little or no support from the principal.

Posted by a parent on 11/29/07

High Parent involvement, satisfactory academic programs such as the learning center, a few extracurricular activities such as after school program. Teachers/Staff have been there several years.

Posted by a staff on 06/22/05

My child has attended Foothill for two years now, and I have not seen a vast improvement in teaching. My son comes from a family that has both parents as college graduates and we realize the importance of homework. We use the example that San Jose set for us, which was to sign the homework everynight, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/04

This school and it's new principle mr.Rico has gone the extra mile to make sure that my son has felt comforatable and has the best learning environment. The y have gone above and beyond to get a dual language program going in our school.I would not trade my child from foothill for anything.

Posted by a parent on 09/09/03

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Test scores for Foothill Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Foothill Elementary School
Pittsburg Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Pittsburg schools — Foothill Elementary School is located at 1200 Jensen Dr, Pittsburg CA 94565. 1200 Jensen Dr is in the 94565 ZIP code in Pittsburg, CA The school district for Foothill Elementary School is the Pittsburg Unified School District. Foothill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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