Petaluma High School



Petaluma High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Petaluma 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
9 348
10 363
11 294
12 290

Petaluma High School is a public high school of the Petaluma Joint Union High School District located in Petaluma, CA. It has 1,295 students in grades 9th through 12th. Petaluma High School is the 708th largest public high school in California and the 4,161st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,295
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 60.55

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Petaluma High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 652
(50%)
2,441
(50%)
 Male 643
(50%)
2,452
(50%)

Petaluma High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 940
(73%)
2,958
(60%)
 Hispanic 279
(22%)
1,459
(30%)
 Asian 29
(2%)
217
(4%)
 Black 20
(2%)
70
(1%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
151
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
27
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
11
(0%)

Petaluma High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 910
(70%)
3,078
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(24%)
1,484
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(6%)
331
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Petaluma High School is ranked 852nd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Petaluma High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.7%) is lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Petaluma High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1636
2006 1627
2007 1562
2008 1486
2009 1365
2010 1315
2011 1317
2012 1295

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 N/A
2007 19.3
2008 22
2009 22
2010 N/A
2011 21.6
2012 21.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13630806845966
2006
2007 0.16453265044814
2008 0.18169582772544
2009 0.21318681318681
2010 0.30570342205323
2011 0.041761579347001
2012 0.2972972972973

Compare Petaluma High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,295 21.4:1  
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