Foothill Country Day School

1035 Harrison Ave,
Claremont, CA, 91711-0917
Tel: (909)626-5681
Grades: K - 8 | 258 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 States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1954

Student Body

Total Students 258 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 59%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Foothill Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
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 $16,768
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grade. 2012 tuition was 16768 for Kindergarten and 17458 for Eighth Grade.
Admissions Director Denise Zondervan
Admissions Associate Nancy Anderson

Sports

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 Wednesday, January 30th at 7:00pm.  Please contact Admission Director Denise Zondervan for more information at dzondervan@foothillcds.org or (909) 626-5681.  www.foothillcds.org 

  • Profile last updated: 11/25/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is City Of Knowledge School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of The Assumption School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is International Montessori Preschool (1.2 miles away)
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  • Claremont Our Lady Of The Assumption School
    (Roman Catholic)
    611 West Bonita Avenue
    Claremont , CA , 91711
    (909)626-7135
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  397  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Pomona Charisma Christian Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    305 E Arrow Hwy
    Pomona , CA , 91767
    (909)624-1455
    (Assembly of God)
    1.1  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Claremont International Montessori Preschool
    Montessori School
    211 E Arrow Hwy
    Claremont , CA , 91711
    (909)399-9222
    Montessori School
    1.2  mi  |  8  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Pomona City Of Knowledge School
    (Islamic)
    3285 N Garey Ave
    Pomona , CA , 91767
    (909)392-0251
    (Islamic)
    1.2  mi  |  218  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Pomona
    Icc Community School
    (Islamic)
    3619 N Garey Ave
    Pomona , CA , 91767
    (909)392-9692
    (Islamic)
    1.3  mi  |  47  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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