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Foothill

800 College Drive, Henderson, NV 89002 (Directions)

From the school

The school published newsletters containing information about school news, student achievement and recognition, and upcoming activities on a quarterly basis. Falcon Flash postcards are also sent to parents to provide information regarding testing, registration, graduation, and other special events
Information is also posted on the Foothill High School Web site, and parents can access their students grades, test scores and attendance on the Edline Web site, as well.
Parent advisory committee meetings, freshman orientation, ninth and tenth grade parent nights, AVID parent nights, junior jump start activities, financial aid nights, academic letter ceremonies, senior awards nights, and graduation parent nights are held to provide information regarding classroom instruction, student achievement and student activities.
Parents are invited to volunteer with school committees, booster clubs, library services and fundraising, or as testing proctors or field trip chaperons

School details

  • Mascot: Falcons
  • District: A
  • Region: Southeast
  • Level(s): High School
  • Principal: Gretchen K. Crehan
  • Absence phone: 702-799-3500
  • Classes: 7:05 a.m.-1:16 p.m.
  • All year: No
  • Safe Key: No
  • Full-day kindergarten: No
  • Block schedule: No
  • Dress code: No
  • Made AYP: Unknown
  • Homework help centers: No
  • ESL offered: Unknown
  • Edison school: No
  • Class-size reduction: No
  • Alternative education summer school: No
  • Magnet school: No

Annual Data

  • 2007

Demographics

  • Enrollment: 2377
  • Female students: 47.2 %
  • Male students: 53 %
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native: 21 (0.9 %)
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders: 164 (6.9 %)
  • Black/African American: 187 (7.9 %)
  • Hispanic: 378 (15.9 %)
  • White: 1627 (68.4 %)
  • Free/Reduced Lunch students: 310
  • Students with disabilities: 241
  • Limited English Proficiency students: 32

Fiscal Information

  • Total Expenditures/Pupil: $5123

Student Information

  • Average daily attendance: 93.2 %
  • Transiency: 25.9 %
  • Graduation rate: 79.2 %
  • Standard Diploma: 75.9 %
  • Advanced Diploma: 16.1 %
  • Adjusted Diploma: 5.2 %
  • Certificate of Attendance: 2.8 %
  • Dropout Rate: 3.5 %
  • Proficiency Failures: 2.8 %
  • NSHE Enrollment: 162
  • NSHE Remediated: 50
  • NSHE Remediated: 30.9 %

Technology

  • Classrooms: 98
  • Portable classrooms used: 2
  • Classrooms with Internet access: 98
  • Instructional computers: 490
  • Instructional computers with Internet access: 490
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers: 6
  • Labs/Libraries/Media Centers with Internet access: 6

Discipline

  • Distribution of Controlled Substances: 10
  • Possession/Use of Alcohol: 9
  • Possession/Use of Controlled Substances: 5
  • Possession of Weapons: 9
  • Violence to Students: 107
  • Habitual truants: 21

Assessments

  • AYP classification: Did Not Make Adequate Yearly Progress
  • AYP designation: Watch
  • AYP detail: Click here
  • NAWE info: Click here

Class size averages

  • English: 27
  • Math: 30
  • Science: 30
  • Social Studies: 31

Retention

  • 9th grade: 106 (13.3 %)
  • 10th grade: 81 (12.0 %)
  • 11th grade: 7 (1.5 %)
  • 12th grade: 12 (2.8 %)

Scoring

  • Math HS AS: 26 %
  • Math HS ED: 2 %
  • Math HS ES: 20 %
  • Math HS MS: 52 %
  • Reading HS AS: 4 %
  • Reading HS ED: 1 %
  • Reading HS ES: 52 %
  • Reading HS MS: 43 %
  • Writing HS AS: 4 %
  • Writing HS ES: 13 %
  • Writing HS MS: 82 %
  • Key: AS = Approaches Standards; ED = Emergent/Developing; ES = Exceeds Standards; MS = Meets Standards; HS = High School; K8 = Kindergarten-8th grade

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