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Foote School

The Foote School
The Foote School logo
Laete cognoscam et laete docebo (Gladly will I learn and gladly teach).
Address
50 Loomis Place
New Haven, Connecticut
USA
Information
Type day school
Established 1916
Faculty 120
Grades K–9
Enrollment 490
Color(s) Maroon & Grey
Mascot Falco the Falcon
Yearbook Foote Steps
Website

The Foote School is a private K–9 co-ed day school founded in 1916, located in the Prospect Hill neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut, United States near Yale University.

Contents

  • Student body and faculty 1
  • Campus 2
  • Alumnae and alumni 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Student body and faculty

The school currently has 490 students from 30 surrounding cities and towns. There are 120 faculty and staff members, making up a 6:1 student-to-teacher-ratio. The school has two divisions—the lower school, with grades kindergarten–5 and middle school with grades 6–9. Lower school tuition for 2014–2015 is $22,150 and middle school tuition is $26,050. Tuition is all-inclusive. In 2013–14, Foote awarded $1.6 million in financial aid to 21 percent of the student body.

After Foote, most students go on to attend private high schools, with about 60 percent attending as day students at schools such as New York University, Amherst College, Harvard University, Brown University, Wesleyan University, and the University of Connecticut.[2]

Campus

The campus covers 17.3 acres (70,000 m2) and has 11 buildings, including a new science and technology building, a 47,000-volume library, a black-box theater, a gymnasium, music rooms, computer and science labs, three playing fields, two art studios, an activities center, and a tree-filled area for outdoor activities. The campus is split into two sections, one for the lower and one for middle school, with the main building, known as the Common Unit, located between them. This contains the library, music rooms, the art studios, offices, the front desk, and classrooms. The Foote School integrates technology across the curriculum and also several dedicated computer labs.

Alumnae and alumni

Foote graduates have distinguished themselves in a variety of areas from education to science to the arts to public service.

References

  1. ^ http://footeschool.org/Portals/0/Edocs/Middle%20School%20Docs/SecSchl1314.pdf
  2. ^ http://footeschool.org/Portals/0/Edocs/Middle%20School%20Docs/College1314.pdf

External links

  • Foote School Web Site

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