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9th Grade English Character Project

9th Grade English Character Project

The 9th grade students have been busy planning their character projects in Mr. Stewart’s 9th grade English class. His students were assigned to create a character project on a person ...

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Harold’s Spaghetti Dinner 2014

Harold's Spaghetti Dinner 2014

Harold's Annual Spaghetti Dinner was a success! Thank you to our PTO, parents, teachers, administration, students, families, and everyone else who helped make this event so spectacular. The silent auction ...

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Taiwan’s Children’s Day- Pencil Case Painting Activity

Taiwan's Children's Day- Pencil Case Painting Activity

Foothills Academy students and faculty participated in the 2014 Pencil Case Painting Activity: Deliver Love without Boundaries. Pencil cases were handed out to students and faculty to paint and add ...

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AZ State Capital

State Capital Trip

The middle school student council and the 8th graders took a trip to the the Arizona State Capital. They got to tour the capital building and ask government officials questions. ...

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Japan

World Fair 2014

Foothills Academy “World Fair” was a huge success! All the students in each Affective Instruction class really helped everyone increase the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of different cultures and countries. ...

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Elementary School Science Fair 2014

Elementary School Science Fair 2014

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE FAIR JANUARY 28, 2014   The Elementary School Campus had their annual Science Fair sponsored by Kiwanis on January 28, 2014. The students had some great experiments that ...

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Middle/High School Science Fair 2014

Middle/High School Science Fair 2014

FOOTHILLS ACADEMY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE FAIR FEBRUARY 7, 2014 The Middle/High School Campus had their annual Science Fair sponsored by Kiwanis on February 7, 2014. We had a great showing of well-thought ...

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PBS Segment on Arizona Science Center Field Trip

PBS Segment on Arizona Science Center Field Trip

AZ Technology and Innovation: Arizona Science Center Exhibit The Arizona Science Center has a new exhibit that’s all about designing, creating and inventing. “Imaginate” is a completely hands-on exhibit that encourages ...

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Scottsdale Republic Article

Scottsdale Republic Article

By Mary Beth Faller The Republic | azcentral.com Thu Aug 22, 2013 When Foothills Academy opened in 1993, there were about 30 kids who had classes in a former cabinet shop ...

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Kindergarten

Kindergarten

We're pleased to announce that we've opened a kindergarten class! We've taken space in Tutor Time with whom the elementary campus shares a parking lot. We are excited about our ...

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Foothills Academy College Prep

— When you're serious about the right school

Foothills Academy College Preparatory is recognized as one of the premier charter schools in Arizona. Serving grades K–12, Foothills Academy is celebrating its 20th year and has attained 9 years of above average and/or “Excelling” years of performance designation by the Arizona Department of Education's rating. As a charter school, Foothills Academy is TUITION FREE and over 95% of our graduates pursue college degrees.

Foothills Academy College Prep’s award-winning campus celebrates the desert environment in which we live through energy efficiency, xeriscaping, and architectural integration. One might say that going to school at Foothills Academy is going to school “in” a science experiment!

Whether you enjoy athletics, student leadership opportunities, or after school clubs and activities, we invite you to share in Foothills Academy’s Blackhawk pride!
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As a charter school, Foothills Academy is TUITION FREE and over 95% of our graduates pursue college degrees. Learn more about becoming a Blackhawk!BHS Bronze
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Foothills AcademyThe small campus affords Foothills students the opportunity to thrive academically while enjoying a safe learning environment that is second to none. The Arizona Department of Education has rated Foothills Academy with an A for the 2011-2012 school year.
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Foothills Academy offers a wide range of programs for students of all ages, with varying interests. Whether you enjoy athletics, student council, or after school clubs, there's plenty of opportunity to get involved.
Foothills Academy Faculty
Foothills Academy College Prep faculty and staff are dedicated to the success of our students. Highly qualified (HQT) and eager to assist, our faculty works with and guides students, encouraging them to set goals and to reach their full potential. Our shared goal for every Foothills Academy graduate is to be admitted to the college or university of the student’s choice.