El Dorado Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 6,643 students in El Dorado Union High 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 El Dorado Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in El Dorado Union High School District are Oak Ridge High School, Ponderosa High School and Eduhsd Virtual Academy At Shenandoah. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. El Dorado Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

El Dorado Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)

Overview

School District Name
El Dorado Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
08 - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
6 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
6,643 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
280 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

El Dorado Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 988 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 93% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#251 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of El Dorado Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of El Dorado Union High  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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of El Dorado Union High  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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of El Dorado Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.48
0.64
# American Indian Students
57 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
394 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,056 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
54%
# Black Students
64 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
4,680 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
70%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
377 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
6%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,716
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,681
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,625
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,621
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
-
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,197 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,618 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$88 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of El Dorado Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$84 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of El Dorado Union High  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,197
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in El Dorado Union High  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,618
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in El Dorado Union High  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best El Dorado Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Oak Ridge High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1120 Harvard Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-6980
Grades: 8-12
| 2,457 students
Rank: #22.
Ponderosa High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3661 Ponderosa Rd.
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(530) 677-2281
Grades: 9-12
| 1,827 students
Rank: #33.
Eduhsd Virtual Academy At Shenandoah
Charter School
Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6540 Koki Ln.
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 622-6212
Grades: 9-12
| 90 students
Rank: #44.
Union Mine High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
6530 Koki Ln.
El Dorado, CA 95623
(530) 621-4003
Grades: 9-12
| 1,033 students
Rank: #55.
El Dorado High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
561 Canal St.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-3634
Grades: 9-12
| 1,127 students
Rank: #66.
Independence Continuation
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
385 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 622-7090
Grades: 9-12
| 109 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 08 - 12
  • Students: 6,643 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48

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