9733 Deschutes Rd.
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Foothill High School serves 1,326 students in grades 9-12.
Foothill High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Foothill High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Foothill High School's student population of 1,326 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,326 students
This chart display total students of Foothill High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Foothill High School
Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Foothill High School by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Foothill High School by grade.

School Rankings

Foothill High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Foothill High School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2080 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Foothill High School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
45%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Foothill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
70%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Foothill High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
22:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Foothill High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
3%
n/a
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Foothill High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
2%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Foothill High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Foothill High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Foothill High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
76%
22%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Foothill High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Foothill High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Foothill High School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.41
This chart display the diversity score of Foothill High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(19-20)
97%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Foothill High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Foothill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Foothill High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Foothill High School's ranking?

Foothill High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What schools are Foothill High School often compared to?

Foothill High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Shasta High School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

45% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Foothill High School?

The graduation rate of Foothill High School is 97%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Foothill High School?

1,326 students attend Foothill High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

76% of Foothill High School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Foothill High School?

Foothill High School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Foothill High School offer ?

Foothill High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Foothill High School part of?

Foothill High School is part of Shasta Union High School District.

School Reviews

Review Foothill High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Recent Articles

Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps or JROTC
JROTC offers valuable lessons in leadership, character-building and citizenship. Here's a look at the various JROTC programs out there together with a look at the pros and cons of the program.
Choosing Between the SAT and ACT and How to Prepare
Choosing Between the SAT and ACT and How to Prepare
Taking the SAT or ACT is a major source of stress for high school students. Keep reading to learn how to choose the right test and how to prepare for it.
Prevent Brain Drain: Keep Your Kids’ Minds Sharp During Vacation
Prevent Brain Drain: Keep Your Kids’ Minds Sharp During Vacation
Long periods of time off from school can lead your child to lose valuable knowledge and skills. Learn more about brain drain and 4 ways to keep your child's mind revving, even during vacation. incorporating quality learning exercises into their spring, summer, and winter vacations.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,326 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Quick Links