Foothill High School



Foothill High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Foothill High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 581
10 472
11 459
12 474

Foothill High School is a public high school of the Kern Union High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,986 students in grades 9th through 12th. Foothill High School is the 390th largest public high school in California and the 1,503rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,986
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 83.21

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Foothill High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,013
(51%)
18,513
(50%)
 Male 973
(49%)
18,557
(50%)

Foothill High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,641
(83%)
23,004
(62%)
 White 223
(11%)
9,379
(25%)
 Black 82
(4%)
2,347
(6%)
 Two or More 26
(1%)
668
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
284
(1%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
1,328
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
60
(0%)

Foothill High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,366
(69%)
19,042
(51%)
 Not Eligible 481
(24%)
15,269
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 139
(7%)
2,759
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Foothill High School is ranked 166th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foothill High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.8%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Foothill High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2485
2006 2616
2007 2787
2008 2384
2009 2270
2010 2029
2011 1974
2012 1986

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.6
2006 23.6
2007 21.1
2008 23.3
2009 25.6
2010 N/A
2011 25.2
2012 23.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62293762575453
2006 0.63799694189602
2007 0.59885181198421
2008 0.74706375838926
2009 0.75770925110132
2010 0.77082306554953
2011 0.018237082066869
2012 0.75780463242699

Compare Foothill High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 75.8%
 

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