Top 10 Best Placentia Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 29 public schools serving 20,364 students in Placentia, CA (there are 3 private schools, serving 240 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Placentia, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%. Placentia has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
The top ranked public schools in Placentia, CA are Golden Elementary School, Fairmont Elementary School and Linda Vista Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Placentia, CA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 51% statewide average). Schools in Placentia have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of California public schools.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Best Placentia, CA Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Golden Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
740 E. Golden Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7160
Grades: K-6
| 763 students
Rank: #22.
Fairmont Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5241 Fairmont Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7130
Grades: K-6
| 809 students
Rank: #33.
Linda Vista Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5600 S. Ohio St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7200
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #44.
Brookhaven Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1851 N. Brookhaven Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7110
Grades: K-6
| 450 students
Rank: #55.
Woodsboro Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7575 E. Woodsboro Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7040
Grades: K-6
| 464 students
Rank: #66.
Sierra Vista Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1811 N. Placentia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7270
Grades: K-6
| 482 students
Rank: #77.
Glenknoll Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6361 Glenknoll Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7140
Grades: K-6
| 410 students
Rank: #88.
Rose Drive Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4700 Rose Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7250
Grades: K-5
| 367 students
Rank: #99.
Yorba Linda Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4777 Casa Loma Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7080
Grades: 6-8
| 772 students
Rank: #1010.
Parkview
Alternative School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2189 N. Kraemer Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7050
Grades: K-12
| 476 students
Rank: #1111.
Kraemer Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
645 N. Angelina Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-1551
Grades: 7-8
| 1,082 students
Rank: #1212.
Bernardo Yorba Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5350 Fairmont Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7400
Grades: 7-8
| 556 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Charles Wagner Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
717 E. Yorba Linda Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7180
Grades: K-6
| 399 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Travis Ranch
Math: 63% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5200 Via De La Escuela
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7460
Grades: K-8
| 1,227 students
Rank: #1515.
Esperanza High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1830 N. Kellogg Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7540
Grades: 9-12
| 1,493 students
Rank: #1616.
Col. J. K. Tuffree Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2151 N. Kraemer Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7480
Grades: 7-8
| 637 students
Rank: #1717.
El Dorado High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1651 N. Valencia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7580
Grades: 9-12
| 2,004 students
Rank: #1818.
Mabel M. Paine Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4444 Plumosa Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7210
Grades: K-5
| 373 students
Rank: #1919.
Van Buren Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1245 N. Van Buren St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7100
Grades: K-6
| 571 students
Rank: #2020.
Valencia High School
Math: 47% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 N. Bradford Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-4970
Grades: 9-12
| 2,628 students
Rank: #2121.
John O. Tynes Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
735 Stanford
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-5550
Grades: K-6
| 752 students
Rank: #2222.
Glenview Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1775 Glenview Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7150
Grades: K-6
| 601 students
Rank: #2323.
Morse Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
431 E. Morse Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 524-6300
Grades: K-6
| 374 students
Rank: #2424.
Ruby Drive Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
601 Ruby Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-1921
Grades: K-6
| 356 students
Rank: #2525.
Topaz Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3232 Topaz Ln.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-9977
Grades: K-6
| 476 students
Rank: #2626.
Rio Vista Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N. Rio Vista St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7240
Grades: K-5
| 755 students
Rank: #2727.
Melrose Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
974 S. Melrose St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7220
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #2828.
George Key
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
710 E. Golden Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7170
Grades: K-12
| 115 students
Rank: #2929.
El Camino Real Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1351 E. Orangethorpe Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7060
Grades: 9-12
| 138 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Placentia, CA?

The top ranked public schools in Placentia, CA are Golden Elementary School, Fairmont Elementary School and Linda Vista Elementary School.

How many public schools are location in Placentia, CA?

29 public schools are location in Placentia, CA.

What percentage of students in Placentia, CA go to public school?

99% of all K-12 students in Placentia, CA are educated in public schools compared to the CA state average of 90%.

What is the racial composition of students in Placentia, CA?

Placentia, CA minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

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