PROFICIENCY 50% 30% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%Petaluma Joint Union High

Petaluma High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Petaluma Joint Union High" in Petaluma, CA. There are a total of 1,348 students and 62 teachers at Petaluma High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 269 free lunch students and 65 reduced lunch students.

Petaluma High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 49.5%, which is 30% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch269
Reduced lunch65


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Petaluma High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School35-39%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60-64%

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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Petaluma High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 68.8% 60.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.2% 4.2% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.2% 29.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.0% 0.8% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.5% 3.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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Grant Elementary60%1.0Petaluma, CA
Mary Collins Charter School At Cherry Valley48%1.3Petaluma, CA
Live Oak Charter47%1.4Petaluma, CA
Mckinley Elementary36%1.4Petaluma, CA
Mcdowell Elementary25%2.0Petaluma, CA
Miwok Valley Language Academy Charter34%2.0Petaluma, CA
Loma Vista Immersion Academy20%2.2Petaluma, CA
La Tercera Elementary22%2.4Petaluma, CA

Petaluma demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,15523291
Median age41.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%52%55%
Speak English75%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%

Education level achieved in Petaluma

Completed 8th grade87.8%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school87.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college70.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
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