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Greetings from the Head of School

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Greetings from Foothill Country Day School!  For over five decades, we have served families throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire looking for a K-8 education that will provide 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.

The academic and moral foundation we provide enables our graduates to matriculate to the high schools of their choice and from there to the most competitive colleges and universities in the region and across the country.  The data is impressive, and confirms our belief that sending your child here is the best investment you can make in his or her future.

We hold high standards for ourselves and for the children entrusted to our care.  Our challenging, enriched program prepares students to assume leadership roles at Foothill and in the community.  Our purpose is clear: to develop in our students the skills and habits of mind that lead to academic excellence and lives defined by kindness and integrity.

Please take a closer look at us by arranging for a visit to campus.  You will find beautiful grounds and impressive facilities, a warm, welcoming group of parents, kind students who look you in the eye when they greet you with a handshake, and a diverse faculty who love their work, seek to know each child as an individual, and embrace the call to prepare their students for lives of purpose.

I look forward to meeting you in person.


Mike Silva
Head of School