Brea-Olinda Unified School District

1 Civic Center Cir., Level 2
Brea, CA 92821-5732
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Brea-Olinda Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,866 students in Brea-Olinda Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Brea-Olinda Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
10 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
5,866 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
256 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Brea-Olinda Unified School District, which is ranked #176 of all 1,167 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
#173 out of 1200 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Brea-Olinda Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
48%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
65%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.70
0.63
# American Indian Students
7 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,690 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
29%
12%
# Hispanic Students
2,288 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
39%
56%
# Black Students
81 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
1,502 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
26%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
17 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
280 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
468
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
438
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
476
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
444
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
455
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
433
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
458
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
443
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
441
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
457
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
432
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
445
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
476
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,944 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,733 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$94 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$75 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,944
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,733
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Brea-Olinda Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Brea-Olinda Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Olinda Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 75% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3145 E. Birch St.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 528-7475
Grades: K-6
| 635 students
Rank: #22.
Falcon Of Science And Technology
(Math: 72% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
650 N. Apricot
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 529-3908
Grades: K-6
| 520 students
Rank: #33.
Mariposa Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1111 W. Mariposa Dr.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 529-4916
Grades: K-6
| 579 students
Rank: #44.
Brea Country Hills Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 N. Associated Rd.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 990-3221
Grades: K-6
| 509 students
Rank: #55.
Brea Olinda High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
789 N. Wildcat Way
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 990-7850
Grades: 9-12
| 1,729 students
Rank: #66.
Brea Junior High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 N. Brea Blvd.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 990-7500
Grades: 7-8
| 893 students
Rank: #77.
Arovista Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 62% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
900 Eadington Dr.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 529-2185
Grades: K-6
| 385 students
Rank: #88.
Laurel Elementary Magnet Sch Of Innovation And Career Explr
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 S. Flower Ave.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 529-2520
Grades: K-6
| 427 students
Rank: #99.
Brea Canyon High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
689 N. Wildcat Way
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 990-7882
Grades: 9-12
| 71 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bousd Online Academy
1 Civic Center Cir., Level 2
Brea, CA 92822
(714) 990-7533
Grades: K-6
| 118 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Brea-Olinda Unified School District?
Brea-Olinda Unified School District manages 10 public schools serving 5,866 students.
What is the rank of Brea-Olinda Unified School District?
Brea-Olinda Unified School District is ranked #176 out of 1,167 school districts in California (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Brea-Olinda Unified School District?
39% of Brea-Olinda Unified School District students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Asian, 26% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Brea-Olinda Unified School District?
Brea-Olinda Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Brea-Olinda Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,733 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 5,866 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 48% (Top 30%)
  • : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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