PROFICIENCY 67% 75% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Folsom-Cordova Unified

Folsom High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Folsom-Cordova Unified" in Folsom, CA. There are a total of 2,179 students and 82 teachers at Folsom High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 199 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Folsom High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 66.5%, which is 75% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch199
Reduced lunch61


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment438
Taking some courses373
Taking some courses (not tests)307
Passing some courses305
Passing no courses59

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Folsom High, there are a total of 438 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 373 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School74%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Folsom High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 64.4% 55.6% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 3.3% 6.9% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 18.0% 14.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.4% 18.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 3.4% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Sandra J. Gallardo Elementary79%0.3Folsom, CA
Natoma Station Elementary63%1.2Folsom, CA
Gold Ridge Elementary64%1.4Folsom, CA
Folsom Middle School62%1.9Folsom, CA
Folsom Cordova K-8 Community Charter55%1.9Folsom, CA
Sutter Middle School60%1.9Folsom, CA
Theodore Judah Elementary74%2.0Folsom, CA
Blanche Sprentz Elementary40%2.1Folsom, CA
Oak Chan Elementary65%2.4Folsom, CA
Golden Valley River48%2.7Orangevale, CA
Vista Del Lago High69%2.8Folsom, CA
Twin Lakes Elementary42%2.8Orangevale, CA

Folsom demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,99423291
Median age34.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Speak English66%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Folsom

Completed 8th grade86.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college63.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Folsom High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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