School Information

School Motto

Personal Best, Nothing Less

School Colors

Red and Gray

School Mascot

Rocky Raccoon

Mission

MISSION:  Foothills elementary school is committed to embrace excellence through powerful and engaging learning experiences, meaningful collaboration, and respect for diversity in a caring, secure, and positive environment. 

Vision

VISION:  To empower students to become lifelong learners and productive, self-confident citizens in a changing world.

school Beliefs

Beliefs - Teach to Reach Each Child
  • An effective school builds positive relationships and mutual respect and is a partner with the students, families, and community.
  • Every child is a unique individual who should be encouraged and challenged to maximize his or her talents and potential, curiosity and creativity, and the ability to process and think for themselves.
  • A good school embraces different learning styles and incorporates a variety of teaching strategies and assessment measurements while promising educational growth for students from all cultures and socio-economic backgrounds
  • An effective faculty is one who works with a cooperative team spirit and open communication, always putting the needs of the students foremost in their planning and staff development.
  • School and teachers should provide students every possible opportunity to learn according to their needs and challenges, while valuing their insights, strengths, and experiences.
  • Students should be accepted, appreciated, nurtured, and challenged according to their individual needs in a safe, non-threatening environment.
  • Children are active learners, benefiting from cooperative learning, hands-on instruction, interdisciplinary and real world connections.