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Foothill High School (Bakersfield, California)

Foothill High School is located in Bakersfield, California and serves grades 9-12.

Foothill High School
501 Park Drive

Coordinates35°21′58″N 118°55′05″W / 35.36611°N 118.91806°W / 35.36611; -118.91806Coordinates: 35°21′58″N 118°55′05″W / 35.36611°N 118.91806°W / 35.36611; -118.91806
School districtKern High School District
PrincipalGail Bentley
Enrollment2,045 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Black and Gold         
RivalHighland, East Bakersfield, Mira Monte
Information(661) 366-4491


Their speech and debate team won the State Championship (small schools) in 2004.

In 2010, the "We The People" team made it to state for the first time in the school's history. Although they did not make it to the final rounds in the capital, Unit 4 of the team received a Unit award out of the remaining 7 schools.

On May 30, 2013, Foothill High School had their fiftieth commencement ceremony; the 2013 graduating class received a commemorative trophy and one-of-a-kind diploma covers with the school's golden anniversary Trojan emblem.

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Foothill High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "NFL: DOLPHINS: Miami Dolphins Linebacker Joey Porter honored by his hometown." Miami Dolphins at Retrieved on July 16, 2009.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-14. Retrieved 2010-02-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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