99 out of 10GreatSchools

Foothill High School

Santa Ana, CA
  • Public
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  • Grades 9-12
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  • Enrollment: 2467


Foothill High School
19251 Dodge Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 730-7464
Foothill High School is located in Santa Ana, CA and serves grades 9-12.It received a GreatSchool rating of 9 out of 10
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Reviews7 Reviews

I hate this school so much. I am miserable here. Most my teachers are good, but are honestly just too overworked by having classes of 40-70 to really be able to pay attention to every student. I transferred this year as a junior, last year I went to a fantastic school where I was very popular and well liked, and highly involved. It is very hard to get involved in anything, especially things outside of sports. The kids aren't very friendly and some are just flat out intimidating or rude. A surplus of your mean high school girls. I came in with a positive attitude and I will continue to smile and try everyday to make friends, but on the last day of school, I will gladly stand up in the middle of the quad and scream, " [a word that may not be appropriate] you foothill" and walk off, with a smile, to my new school I have chosen to transfer to.
im Jaime Garcia i attended foothill back in 2003 to 2005 then i moved to Dallas TX where i live now. I loved foothill great school great teachers i recently went back to foothill to visit for old memories. It really needs a make over :-) . Im 25 now n i ways think back to when i attended foothill great times we had miss all my old friends. thanks for a great time. If.any of my friends read this ive been looking for you all look me up Jaime Edgar Garcia from little Elm Texas
This school fails to keep its students on-campus. I see multiple students climbing over the fences EVERYDAY. Also, DRUGGIES EVERYWHERE I LOOK. And since the racial population here is mostly white, they all tend to throw racist insults towards the those who aren't. My friends back at Tustin were right, I should've never transferred to this school!
This school WAS one of the top schools in the prior to the 90's. They're riding on the coat tails of prior accomplishments for prior years. If your child is average or sub par, this school will cater towards them. If your child is a top academic performer, they provide sub par education & involvement compared to other schools (like Troy). They are too focused on sports as evidenced by all the millions spent on sport & activity centers as they cut OCAD, Speech & Debate, music, no United Nations Program, etc. English department is horrible with the exception of Ms. Casper. I remember reading papers from my child that were so grammatically incorrect that I would be beside myself. This was from the IB teachers. Casper is great, but you don't get her until Senior year which is too late. Many teachers are inappropriate and do things like swear in class, talk about personal issues, cross lines, or joke around too much with students. Those teachers are the ones most liked by the students. This school is filled with entitled rich kids that influence other kids, and the IB program fuels elitism. We are worried about the person our son will become after his time at this school.
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