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

When should I apply?

Families interested in applying for the 2022-2023 school year should contact our Admissions Director Katy Young right away to find out about availability (kyoung@foothillsschool.org). Families interested in applying for the 2023-2024 school year should contact Katy beginning in October. 

What does Foothills look for when admitting new students?

A mission-appropriate student for Foothills School is someone who will be engaged in their learning and the classroom environment; respectful and kind in their interactions with students, teachers, and community members; collaborative and able to work well with others; creative and willing to take risks in their approach to learning and trying new things; motivated to work hard to meet their potential and responsible for getting their work done; and capable of handling a challenging, hands-on inquiry-based learning environment and curriculum. In making admissions decisions, Foothills considers if a student meets the school's admissions criteria as well as its interactions with parents and family members.