Foothill High School (Santa Ana, CA 92705) Is A Top-Ranked High School In Tustin Unified School District

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2008 API = 834

2,069 students

foothillhsadminOpened in September 1963 on 37 acres , 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. The school’s mascot is the Knight. The school is well known for its athletics and acclaimed teams. Many Foothill graduates have gone on to be professional athletes and some of their sports teams are currently rated #1 in the state.


It is the only school in the Tustin Unified School District to offer the International Baccalaureate program. It is a multiple recipient of the California Distinguished School and National Blue Ribbon School awards.




foothill-hs-science2Foothill is currently building a Science Center with anticipated completion date of November 2009.  The two-story building  will include biology, chemistry and physics labs, and earth science and physical science classrooms.
The project cost is $18.5 million, which is being funded through the Measure G campus modernization program.

To complement the school’s outstanding science program, there are 16 AP courses available to students:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science AB
  • AP Economics: Micro
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP European History
  • AP French
  • AP Government and Politics: United States
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History


19251 Dodge Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705 (714) 730-7464 – Fax: (714) 573-9376

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