Foothills High School

  • Foothills High School serves 54 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Foothills High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Foothills High School's student population of 54 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 2 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students54 students
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Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Foothills High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Foothills High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#7649 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
67%
54%
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Black
3%
6%
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White
29%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.64
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Graduation Rate50-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Marcos Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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