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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 C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Foothill High School is a top rated, public school located in Santa Ana, CA. It has 2,467 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 29 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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Foothill High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1210
596 responses
Average ACT
29
224 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$156,176
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,033
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$926,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
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 171 responses
  • Senior Munches
    26%
  • Assemblies and spirit weeks
    18%
  • Football games
    17%
  • Dances
    12%
  • Hanging with my friends and celebrating us
    9%
  • Basketball games
    8%
  • ATA performances
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,467
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 58 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 58 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 58 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
29:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$104,604
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.2%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 69 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 69 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 69 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,909 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 84 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 84 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 84 responses

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