What's New at Foothills Academy


...  Enrollment Open House   Wondering if Foothills Academy is the right school for your family? We would love the opportunity to share our school with you!  Please consider attending our upcoming Enrollment ...

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We are winners!

In case you missed it, our float in the Carefree Light Parade was WONDERFUL! The Float Team, Mr. Brechner, Ms. Echanove, and Alyssa H. designed and supervised the construction of this ...

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Holiday Read Along & Shop 12/2, by PTO

... FOOTHILLS ACADEMY HOLIDAY READ ALONG 2016 A message from FA's PTO: The 2016 Holiday Read Along is just around the corner. Please join us on THIS Friday, December 2nd, from 6:30 PM ...

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Inspiring Minds​​ Honor

... Exciting news! A small group of high school students, under Mrs. Claudia Moreira's advisement, participated in a Center for Education Reform contest to respond to celebrity John Oliver's anti-charter school message. They produced ...

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College Readiness Night for Parents, 11/16

Parents! Join us for a “College Readiness Night for Parents” on Wednesday, November 16. We look forward to sharing with you how we can work together to prepare your child ...

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Back to School Night was a hit!

Thanks to all of the parents/guardians who came out Thursday night--it was wonderful to meet you and share with you some of the things we do with your students all day! For ...

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Our newsletter has arrived - 5th edition!

The FA Scoop is Foothills Academy's e-newsletter, highlighting happenings from across the classes and experiences of our Kindergarteners through to our seniors.  You can find it in your email inboxes ...

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School Calendars 2016-17

... 2016-2017 School Year is nearly upon us... Have a look at what's ahead! Foothills Academy Elementary Campus CALENDAR here Foothills Academy Middle/High School Campus CALENDAR here Foothills Academy Connected (Online ...

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Foothills Academy’s 1st Annual Golf Tournament!

Foothills Academy has some very exiting changes taking place.  One important item of immediate concern is the renovation of our Athletics Field at the upper campus.  We've seen our athletic ...

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STEM+ Summer Workshops - UPDATED

**Please note that some of the details of Camp Genius have changed since the original announcement (what you see here, including the flyer, is up-to-date): The camp now runs Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - ...

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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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College Prep Students
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
Foothills Academy Information
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 2013-2014 school year.
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.