FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL

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4375 FOOTHILL RD
PLEASANTON, CA 94588
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Phone: 925-461-6650
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Pleasanton Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 577.5
  • Number Students: 2310
  • Number Teachers: 101
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6028
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr John Dwyer
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (29 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (17 Reviews)
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    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-11-29
    "I graduated from Foothill but still live in the community and have family friends and neighbors who attend the school. As with any school, you have well educated, informative teachers who care about their students and you have teachers who are only there for the paycheck. Overall, the academics greatly prepared me for college and the real world. I omitted one star based on the attitudes of the kids and how they affect the quality of teachers at the school. Two former Foothill teachers are friends and both had the same experience in recent years, causing early retirement. The kids were disrespectful and malicious. Not all students are this way, but it is not a coincidence that two high-quality teachers had the same experience. Even in my time at the school, the kids were incredibly under-disciplined; they would get away with everything. The school itself has little impact on this (although disciplinary measures could be stricter); it is more a reflection of the community. I agree 100% with the description of the cliquish nature of this school. If you're not "keeping up with the Joneses," you tend to be outcast from those "popular groups" of kids in the school."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-13
    "Great school, teachers are fantastic, students are nice and friendly, A+"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-10-18
    "As a current student at FHS, I can say that the academics are good, the teachers are good, the range of classes are good, but the atmosphere is just like a classic teen movie. There are clicks and the people tend to be very unfriendly. It is not a school that is welcoming to new students. If I could choose what high school in Pleasanton I wanted to go to all over again, I would have chosen Amador Valley. At least they have character."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-05-18
    "My daughter is a Junior at Foothill High School and will graduate next year, 2010. I wanted to add comment about Mr. Lipman who teaches AP History to Juniors and he is an awesome teacher who has taken his personal time to help the kids prepare with their AP exam. He has review sessions before School on Wednesdays and some days after School. We are happy with the education at this school, my son will go to this School when he starts High school."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-05-06
    "foothill is a very very clicky school, it is not a school you can just move into, it is the kind of school where you have to go to the middle school with the kids attending, also it took almost 4 weeks to get registered, education is good in some aspects but still not the finest school there is"
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