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Foothill High School
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  • Public
  • PLEASANTON, CA

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A minus
  8. Food
    grade B minus
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Foothill High School is a top rated, public school located in PLEASANTON, CA. It has 2,237 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 85% in reading.

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Foothill High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
85%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1350
818 responses
Average ACT
30
349 responses
AP Enrollment
42%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$160,689
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,570
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,056,100
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 52 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 52 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 185 responses
  • MCC week
    20%
  • Rival football game
    16%
  • Prom/Ball
    16%
  • Foothill vs. Amador sporting events
    14%
  • Mr. Foothill
    14%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Rallies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,237
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 59 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 59 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 59 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$107,622
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.6%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 71 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 71 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 71 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,083 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 77 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 77 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 77 responses

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