Top 5 Best Orange Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public high schools serving 5,045 students in Orange, CA.
The top ranked public high schools in Orange, CA are Orange County Classical Academy, Ousd Home School and Ousd Community Day. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Orange, CA public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the California public high school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Orange have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of California public high schools.
Orange, CA public high school have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the California average of 87%.
The school with highest graduation rate is El Modena High School, with 97% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public High Schools in Orange, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Orange County Classical Academy
Charter School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4100 E. Walnut Ave.
Orange, CA 92869
(916) 705-9538
Grades: K-12
| 417 students
Rank: #22.
Ousd Home School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
250 S. Yorba St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 628-5479
Grades: K-12
| 107 students
Rank: #33.
Ousd Community Day
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
250 S. Yorba St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 628-5479
Grades: 7-12
| 14 students
Rank: #44.
Ousd Edge Virtual Academy
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
250 S. Yorba
Orange, CA 92869
(949) 351-4470
Grades: K-12
| 453 students
Rank: #55.
El Modena High School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3920 Spring St.
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-6240
Grades: 9-12
| 2,027 students
Rank: #66.
Unity Middle College High School
Charter School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1937 W. Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 473-0723
Grades: 9-12
| 98 students
Rank: #77.
Orange High School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
525 N. Shaffer St.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6211
Grades: 9-12
| 1,740 students
Rank: #88.
Richland Continuation High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
615 N. Lemon St.
Orange, CA 92867
(714) 997-6167
Grades: 9-12
| 189 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Orange, CA?
The top ranked public high schools in Orange, CA include Orange County Classical Academy, Ousd Home School and Ousd Community Day.
How many public high schools are located in Orange, CA?
8 public high schools are located in Orange, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Orange, CA?
Orange, CA public high schools minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high schools average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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