Foothill High School (Orange County, California)

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Foothill High School
Address
19251 Dodge Avenue

Santa Ana 92705
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Coordinates33°46′03″N 117°47′53″W / 33.767411°N 117.798071°W / 33.767411; -117.798071Coordinates: 33°46′03″N 117°47′53″W / 33.767411°N 117.798071°W / 33.767411; -117.798071
Information
TypePublic
Established1963
School districtTustin Unified School District
PrincipalMichelle England
Faculty114
Grades9th-12th
Enrollment2,510 (2015-16)[1]
CampusSuburban
Color(s)     Vegas gold
     Black
     White
MascotKnight
RivalTustin High School
Information(714)730-7464
Website

Foothill High School is a public secondary school located in Santa Ana, California. It has a mailing address of Santa Ana, but it is a part of the Tustin Unified School District. It is the only school in the Tustin Unified School District to offer the International Baccalaureate program. It is a recipient of multiple California Distinguished School and National Blue Ribbon School awards.

History and culture[edit]

Opened in September 1963 on 37 acres (150,000 m2) of land, it is the second oldest high school in the Tustin Unified School District. Its name is derived from its literal position at the base of Cowan Heights and Lemon Heights in North Tustin. The school's colors are black and gold, and its mascot is the Knight.

FHS offers 16 Advanced Placement courses, five International Baccalaureate Higher Level, and eight International Baccalaureate Standard Level courses.

Notable alumni[edit]

The FHS gym

Other[edit]

Current head football coach of the Kansas State Wildcats, Bill Snyder, coached at Foothill High School from 1969-1974, then went on to a coach at Austin College and Iowa before landing at Kansas State University.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foothill High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  2. ^ ESPN - Chris Hoke
  3. ^ USA Water Polo Player BIO
  4. ^ USA volleyball bio for Lambourne
  5. ^ Foster, Chris (March 2, 1994). "PREP BASEBALL '94: CENTURY LEAGUE: Foothill Enjoys Fruit of Pickler Family Tree". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 21, 2016 – via LA Times.
  6. ^ Coach Snyder FHS Alumni Assoc
  7. ^ Bill Snyder bio - Kansas State Sports

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