Early Learner - APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION Admissions Contact Information Foothills School of Arts and Sciences Website: www.foothillsschool.org Contact: Katy Young, Director of Admissions Email: [email protected] Address: 618 S. 8th Street, Boise, ID 83702 Phone: (208) 331-9260; Fax: (208) 331-3082 Prospective Families – Thank you for your interest in Foothills School! You may mail or deliver this completed application along with a $50 non-refundable application fee to Foothills School, Attention Katy Young. Please make checks payable to: Foothills School. Foothills School’s Admissions Committee will review the information provided and treat it confidentially. We look forward to learning more about your family! STUDENT INFORMATION Student’s name: ___________________________________________________/___________________ last first middle nickname Birthdate: ____/____/_____ Age by September 1, 20___: ______ Gender: ______________________ Applying for academic year: _______________________________ FAMILY INFORMATION ____________________________________ Name of parent 1 ____________________________________ Spouse’s name (if other than parent 2) ____________________________________ Home phone Cell phone ____________________________________ Home address (include zip code) ____________________________________ Occupation/Title ____________________________________ Employer Work phone ____________________________________ Email _______________________________________ Name of parent 2 _______________________________________ Spouse’s name (if other than parent 1) _______________________________________ Home phone Cell phone _______________________________________ Home address (include zip code) _______________________________________ Occupation/Title _______________________________________ Employer Work phone _______________________________________ Email Siblings: _____________________________________________________________________________________ Name Age Grade School _____________________________________________________________________________________ Name Age Grade School _____________________________________________________________________________________ Name Age Grade School Child lives with: _______________________________________________________________________ Please list other members of household: ___________________________________________________ Parent/Person who is financially responsible for the child: _____________________________________ Are you applying for financial aid? __________ Please list all of the ways you’ve heard about Foothills: Current family: ____________________________ Alumni family: _____________________________ Faculty/Staff/Board member: _________________ Walking by/downtown presence Treasure Valley Magazine or NPR Open House advertising Other:____________________________________ SCHOOL INFORMATION _____________________________________________________________________________________ Child’s current school Child’s current teacher _____________________________________________________________________________________ Address of last school attended (please include city, state and zip code) _____________________________________________________________________________________ School phone number Teacher’s email If you are leaving a school, please tell us why: _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Please list other schools your child has attended: ____________________________________________ Does Foothills have your permission to request copies of the applicant’s behavioral and educational records from his/her current and/or previous schools as required by the application process: _________ PARENT QUESTIONS – Early Learners At Foothills School, we consider parents to be our partners in their child’s education. Your thoughtful response to the questions below will help us understand who your child is as a learner and what your family is hoping for in a Foothills education. Please answer these questions on a different sheet of paper; short paragraphs are fine. 1. What are your short-term and long-term educational goals for your child and how does Foothills School fit with your vision? 2. Please describe your child’s general temperament, including strengths and challenges, motivation and needs. What activities does your child enjoy most? 3. Please describe your child’s previous group or school experiences? What aspects of a Foothills School experience are appealing to you and your child? 4. Collaboration and Project Based Learning are important aspects of a Foothills School education. How does your child work with other students and teachers? What do you see as your child’s strengths and challenges in Foothills’ collaborative learning environment? 5. Parent participation and a strong sense of community are essential elements in the success of our school. Please share how your family would like to participate in the life of the school. 6. Does your child have any special learning, physical or social needs for which s/he may require additional help or assistance to be successful at Foothills? If yes, please explain. (If your child has ever been tested or evaluated for learning differences, behavioral or emotional challenges, please submit complete copies of this information with your application.) Please include a recent photograph of your family to accompany your application. Please indicate your families’ first and second time choices. Every effort will be made to give you your first choice: Monday-Thursday 9:00-1:30 _______________ Monday-Friday 9:00-3:00 _________________ Application Agreement: I hereby submit this completed application to Foothills School with a $50 non-refundable application fee. I realize that Foothills School bases admissions decisions largely on the information contained in this application and that all of the information I have shared with the school is complete and accurate. I understand that failure to disclose information about the applicant’s educational, behavioral and/or emotional history may affect the school’s admissions decision, and that the school reserves the right to reverse an admissions decision, even after acceptance and enrollment, if such information has been withheld from the school. Signature: _____________________________________________________________________________________ Parent 1 Date _____________________________________________________________________________________ Parent 2 Date Foothills School of Arts and Sciences does not discriminate on a basis of age, race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability or other classifications protected by law, in all of its operations.