PROFICIENCY 69% 81% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Goleta Union Elementary
51%Santa Barbara

Foothill Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Goleta Union Elementary" in Santa Barbara, CA. There are a total of 460 students and 20 teachers at Foothill Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 63 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Foothill Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.0%, which is 81% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch63
Reduced lunch29


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Foothill Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Foothill Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 61.2% 36.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.1% 0.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.6% 6.8% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.7% 51.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.6% 3.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

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Mountain View Elementary70%0.9Santa Barbara, CA
San Marcos Senior High52%1.1Santa Barbara, CA
Kellogg Elementary60%1.2Goleta, CA
Hollister Elementary42%1.3Santa Barbara, CA
Goleta Valley Junior High48%1.9Goleta, CA
Santa Barbara Charter50%1.9Goleta, CA
Vieja Valley Elementary57%2.1Santa Barbara, CA
La Colina Junior High61%2.6Santa Barbara, CA
Open Alternative22%2.6Santa Barbara, CA
La Patera Elementary29%2.7Goleta, CA
Hope Elementary65%2.7Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara demographics profile

StatisticSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)14,69223291
Median age20.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)5%52%55%
Speak English63%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%

Education level achieved in Santa Barbara

IndexSanta BarbaraCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters34.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.5%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Foothill Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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