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A Private, Independent PreK-9th Grade school in downtown Boise, Idaho. 

Thanks so much for your interest in Foothills! We are now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. We strongly encourage families applying for the 2024-2025 school year to complete our application process by the end of July. We look forward to assisting you as you learn more about Foothills!

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We are excited that you're interested in learning more about Foothills School! Throughout the application process, we want to share who we are as a school, what we do, and why we do it, so that families have a clear picture of the education we can provide for their children. We encourage prospective parents and guardians to talk with school members, ask questions, and see if they can envision their students at Foothills. 

To apply for admission to Foothills, we ask that prospective parents and guardians complete the following steps in our application process; families can complete these steps in the order that works best for them:

--Tour the school or attend an Open House/playdate event

--Complete an online application for their student and pay a non-refundable $50 fee

--If applicable, submit a need-based financial assistance application

--Submit copies of past report cards and school records to Foothills and a teacher referral (K-9)

--Complete a student visit (K-9) or parent/guardian classroom visit with child (EL/preschool)

Any questions about the application and admissions processes can be directed to me (Katy Young, Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing) at or 208.331.9260 X103.

We look forward to connecting with you!

Katy Young

Director of Enrollment Management and Marketing


Non-discrimination Policy: Foothills School of Arts and Sciences does not discriminate on a basis of age, race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability that can be reasonably accommodated, or other classifications protected by law, in all of its operations.