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
9 372
10 361
11 315
12 306

Petaluma High School is a public high school of the Petaluma Joint Union High School District located in Petaluma, CA. It has 1,354 students in grades 9th through 12th. Petaluma High School is the 692nd largest public high school in California and the 3,997th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,354
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,997th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 692nd out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,456th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 683rd out of 2,608

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Petaluma High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 683
(50%)
2,392
(49%)
 Male 671
(50%)
2,528
(51%)

Petaluma High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 882
(65%)
2,802
(57%)
 Hispanic 375
(28%)
1,638
(33%)
 Two or More 36
(3%)
195
(4%)
 Asian 32
(2%)
183
(4%)
 Black 15
(1%)
59
(1%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
18
(0%)

Petaluma High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 931
(69%)
3,036
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 300
(22%)
1,332
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 123
(9%)
552
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Petaluma High School is ranked 864th out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Petaluma High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.2%) is lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 1305
2014 1348
2015 1354

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
2013 21.9
2014 21.8
2015 21.8

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
2013 0.29731800766284
2014 0.24777448071217
2015 0.31240768094535

Compare Petaluma High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.2%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Petaluma High School
Petaluma, CA
Public 09 - 12 1,354 21.8:1  
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Public KG - 12 94 8.5:1 1 miles
Petaluma Junior High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,683 22.6:1 3 miles
Gateway to College Academy
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Public 09 - 12 76 42.2:1 3 miles
Harvest Christian School
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Private KG - 09 140 11:1 4 miles
Cypress School
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Private UG - UG 70 9:1 4 miles
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