Foothill Country Day School

1035 Harrison Ave
Claremont, CA 91711-0917
Tel: (909)626-5681
Grades: K-8 | 291 students
A Foothill education provides the foundation for solid character, a lifetime of learning and successful engagement in society. We believe in the pursuit of academic excellence, that a rich program in the arts is necessary to wholly educate a child and above all, that the moral and spiritual development of our children is our most important endeavor.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 291 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Foothill Country Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(khaki pants, plaid skirts and polo shirts. Formal dress uniform (jacket) for special occasions)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,000
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade. Average tuition cost is $18000
Admissions Director Janel Hastings


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Flag FootballVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Since 1954, Foothill Country Day School has served families throughout the Inland Empire and San Gabriel  Valley.   A Foothill education from Kindergarten through Eighth Grade provides the foundation for solid character, a lifetime of learning, and successful engagement in society.   This academic and moral foundation enables graduates to matriculate to the high schools of their choice and from there to the most competitive colleges and universities across the country.   Campus visits are welcome.  You’ll find beautiful grounds and impressive facilities, along with kind students who look you in the eye when they great you with a handshake.  The diverse faculty love their work, seek to know each child as an individual, and embrace the call to prepare their students for lives of purpose.    The next Open House is scheduled for Thursday, January 29th at 7:00pm.  Please contact Admission Director Janel Hastings for more information at or 909-626-5681, ext.120.

Profile last updated: 01/08/2015

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