Foothill High School (Sacramento, California)

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Foothill High School
Foothill HS Sacramento.JPG
Address
5000 McCloud Drive
Sacramento, CA
United States
Information
Type Public
Established 1965
School district Twin Rivers Unified School District
Principal Brian Welborn
Grades 912
Enrollment approx. 1300 students
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Orange and Black
         
Mascot Mustang
Rival Center High School
Newspaper FHS Press
Yearbook EQUI
Website

Foothill High School is a four-year high school located in Foothill Farms, California which is a lower middle and middle class suburb of Sacramento, California. It is part of the Twin Rivers Unified School District.

Demographics[edit]

For the 2010-2011 school year the school had 1,318 students. The school's demographic make-up is very diverse: 35.3% White, 28.8% Hispanic/Latino, 21.7% African-American, 9.3% Asian/Pacific Islander, 1.8% Native-American, and 3.1% of two or more races.[1] 65% of the students receive free/reduced lunches and 15% are ESL learners. The three primary languages spoken by the English language learners are Spanish, Russian, and Ukrainian.

Basketball[edit]

Foothill High School Boys Basketball has recently been one of the best in Sacramento, becoming the only school in Sacramento to have won two State Championships (in 1994 and 2003, under head coach Drew Hibbs Sacramento Bee's Coach of the Decade). Foothill Boys Basketball have also won four section championships in 1997, 2003, 2004 and 2012.

Administration[edit]

  • Principal: Brian Welborn
  • Vice Principal: Candice Wilder
  • Vice Principal: Javier Macias

Twin Rivers Unified School District[edit]

The Twin Rivers Unified School District was created as a result of the November 2007 approval of Measure B, a proposal to merge the four North Sacramento (California) area school districts: the North Sacramento School District, the Del Paso Heights School District, the Rio Linda Union School District, and the Grant Joint Union High School District. Originally referred to as New North Area Unified School District after Measure B passed, the name Twin Rivers was selected from among 300 submitted by community members during a three-week naming contest. Twin Rivers USD has also hosted a series of community forums to obtain feedback and input from parents, classified staff, teachers, and community members. The district office is located at 5115 Dudley Boulevard. McClellan, California.

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