About FHS

Foothill is a comprehensive high school with a mission "to develop self-sufficient citizens prepared to contribute to an ever-changing world." We have effective educators who work continuously to provide an outstanding education for all 1,500 students enrolled. Our dedicated and qualified staff is committed to bringing out the potential of every student in and out of the classroom. Students are valued and parents work with the school to help make our school culture very positive. Parent support is evident at our events and in our school’s development of facilities. The learning environment is safe and comfortable. Many of our students are involved in school activities and enjoy being here. Assessment results have consistently shown that our teachers are providing a high-quality standards-based curriculum for our students. Our past two Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) reviews in 2009 and 2015 resulted in 6-year accreditations with no mid reviews. We are proud of our school and welcome you to learn more as you tour our website.

three administration (two male and one female) standing in quad

Message From The Principal

Welcome to Foothill High School. We are a California Distinguished School and proud of the many opportunities provided for students here. Our students enjoy rigorous, engaging academic programs and numerous extracurricular activities. As a comprehensive public high school, we are committed to preparing our students for a broad range of endeavors.
Our diverse staff includes talented faculty members and devoted support staff, many of whom have a long history in the Cougar family and have brought their own children to attend Foothill High School. We take great pride in all our employees, our students, and the positive culture they create together.
Please don’t hesitate to visit our campus and stop in to say hello. If you are curious about student opportunities at Foothill High School, any of us from our administrative team will be happy to sit with you or to give you a tour of our beautiful facility.
Sincerely, Steve Abbott