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.
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.