Petaluma High School
11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Petaluma High School
Petaluma High School is a public high school located in Petaluma, California. It is part of the Petaluma City Schools District and serves grades 9-12. The school has a diverse student population of over 1,500 students from a variety of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
Petaluma High School offers a variety of academic and extracurricular programs for its students. The school has a strong academic program that includes Advanced Placement courses, honors classes, and a variety of electives. It also offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, music and theater programs, and student clubs.
The school has a strong commitment to the community, and offers a variety of services to the local area. These include tutoring programs, mentoring services, and community service projects. The school also hosts a variety of events, such as career fairs, college and university visits, and community performances.
Petaluma High School is dedicated to helping its students achieve success in their academic and personal lives. The school strives to create a safe and supportive learning environment that promotes the growth and development of its students.
201 Fair St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
9 – 12
Overview Petaluma High School
Petaluma High School serves 1,369 students in grades 9-12.
Petaluma High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Verdict on Petaluma High School
Petaluma High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Petaluma High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.