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
9 579
10 451
11 486
12 480

Foothill High School is a public high school of the Kern High School District located in Bakersfield, CA. It has 1,996 students in grades 9th through 12th. Foothill High School is the 373rd largest public high school in California and the 1,601st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 27.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,996
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 73.08
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,601st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 373rd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,351st out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 529th out of 2,608

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Foothill High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,030
(52%)
19,409
(51%)
 Female 966
(48%)
18,661
(49%)

Foothill High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,732
(87%)
24,408
(64%)
 White 155
(8%)
8,700
(23%)
 Black 62
(3%)
2,265
(6%)
 Two or More 22
(1%)
856
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
248
(1%)
 Asian 9
(0%)
1,536
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
57
(0%)

Foothill High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,496
(75%)
21,714
(57%)
 Not Eligible 320
(16%)
12,953
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 180
(9%)
3,403
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Foothill High School is ranked 124th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Foothill High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 1974
2014 1857
2015 1996

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
2013 27.5
2014 27.7
2015 27.3

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
2013 0.74772036474164
2014 0.82337102854066
2015 0.83967935871743

Compare Foothill High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,730.0% 27.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.0%
 

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