Petaluma High School

  • Petaluma High School serves 1,338 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Petaluma 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

Top Placements

Petaluma High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Petaluma High School's student population of 1,338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Petaluma High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Petaluma High School is 0.46, 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 School Rank#2052 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
11%
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Hispanic
27%
54%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
67%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.460.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePetaluma Joint Union High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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