Foothill Technology High School

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Coordinates: 34°16′41.40″N 119°13′36.66″W / 34.2781667°N 119.2268500°W / 34.2781667; -119.2268500

Foothill Technology High School
Location
100 Day Road, Ventura, California, United States
Information
Type Public
Established 2000
Principal Joe Bova
Faculty

Approx. 90

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Enrollment 919[1]
Campus Suburban
Color(s) Grey, Red
Mascot Dragons
Newspaper Foothill Dragon Press
Website

Foothill Technology High School is a high school located on 100 Day Road in Ventura, California. It has been a California Distinguished School since 2005[2] and won the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2006,[3] and 2012.[4] It is ranked 78th in California and 419th in the US by U.S. News & World Report in 2012.[5]

Foothill Technology High School was opened in 2000 to alleviate the overcrowding at the city's two existing high schools (Buena High School and Ventura High School). The school has been, since its inception, a magnet school. They have a lottery entrance program in order to keep the number of students under their limit. The school's testing scores have reached an API of 896 in 2006, the 16th highest score among high schools in the State of California, and the highest in Ventura County. In 2007, Foothill Technology High School scored 904 on the API exams. In 2009, they scored an 899, but still as the 18th top high school in California. In 2010, they received 906 on the API exams. In 2011's the API score for Foothill students was 914, the highest in Ventura County once again, beating Oak Park High School.[6]

Notable Alumni[edit]

Anderson .Paak, Grammy-nominated singer, rapper, and song-writer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Foothill Technology High School overview
  2. ^ Distinguished School Awards 2005 Award Winners
  3. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools 2003-2006
  4. ^ Blue Ribbon Schools 2012
  5. ^ USN&WR Rankings 2012
  6. ^ Foothill Technology High School Test Scores

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