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About This School

Cosumnes Oaks High School is a public high school in Elk Grove. The principal of Cosumnes Oaks High School is Patrick McDougall and can be contacted at 1,069 students attend Cosumnes Oaks High School and identify primarily as Filipino; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 5% of the Cosumnes Oaks High School students are "limited in English proficiency." 33% of the 1,069 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Cosumnes Oaks High School is 17:1. Elk Grove High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • Arabic
    • French
    • Hebrew
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  • Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Lacrosse
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Rock climbing
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Wrestling
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Filipino 6% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 32% 25%
Black, non-Hispanic 23% 18%
Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Hispanic 15% 20%
Asian 11% 20%
Unspecified 10% 10%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 48%
Limited English proficiency 5% 16%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    I graduated at class of 2012 so as the first class of all four years I found that choosing this school is one of the best decisions I've made. The teachers really do care about you excelling and learning all you can. I recommend other students to take the AP courses because while challenging the teachers prepare you quite well and create an atmosphere excellent for learning. The facilities are clean and organized. The staff members are friendly and helpful. An honorable mention must go to the Visual and Performing Arts department for they teach their students to behave professionally and do their best not just in their specialties but in the other aspects of their life as well. All in all I had a wonderful experience at COHS and I believe their programs performances academics sports etc can only get better and better.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is an incredible school! The teachers are great and really care about their students. The atmosphere is not intimidating and has an overall pleasant feel whenever I come visit. So much resource is available to the students so there is no excuse for mediocre performance. Sports teams are open to all perhaps because of the small population but it affords the students to find at least one sport they enjoy. Being a fairly new school stats and scores are not exactly exemplary as of now but I have every confidence that as the school gets a foothold on these it's rating will be even more impressive. Even thought my family doesn't live in the area I am happy to drive the 8 miles to get my kids to this school and back. It's a sacrifice I'm willing to make because I believe in the potential of this school.

  • (3 years ago)

    I love this school a lot because the teachers are great and the school has promoted a healthy environment where the students don't feel down and there are not many bullies or gangs or drugs or smoking. Sports and extra curricular activities are promoted. I am happy to say this is a great school and it is a lot of fun.

  • (4 years ago)

    I love Cosumnes Oaks High School because of their philosophy about students. They are happy to take students who have 'other intelligences.' They are not simply interested in those who are great at say math and Science - but understand that all students have gifts. Art music acting sports all count and doing what you are good at in school will give you confidence to work harder on subjects that challenge you. I like the idea that all 'intelligences' are valued at our school and as I believe should be in our world. Para-Educator (pink-slipped 3/10)

  • (4 years ago)

    My son goes there he is on the JV footbll team and he is doing very well with sports and academics... i am proud to be a Wolfpack parent.

  • (4 years ago)

    It is a progressive school that encourages and respects the uniqueness of each individual student.

  • (4 years ago)

    My twin granddaughters go there and they have a GREAT soccer team and drama program

  • (4 years ago)

    this school is very well educated and has plans for students. I am a sophmore serving at cosumnes oaks high school and my grades and motivation to go to college has dramatically increased since my previous history of different schools. this one is like no other and is very diverse with different people. A lot of my piers seem to be very friendly and caring.

  • (4 years ago)

    Having just moved to the area I feel that this school excels in all areas. We are especially pleased with their sports program footlball to be more specific. My child has been made to feel welcome and has not regrets moving to this new school.

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