Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870-5302
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified 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%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 23,637 students in Placentia-Yorba Linda 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 Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the California public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 47% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
34 Schools
10,378 Schools
# Students
23,637 Students
5,877,829 Students
# Teachers
978 Teachers
267,754 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, which is ranked #255 of all 1,939 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
#246 out of 1941 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
52%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Placentia-Yorba Linda 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 2021-22 school year data.
64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Placentia-Yorba Linda 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 2021-22 school year data.
42%
29%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.68
0.63
# American Indian Students
41 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
4,736 Students
696,650 Students
% Asian Students
20%
12%
# Hispanic Students
10,587 Students
3,281,593 Students
% Hispanic Students
45%
56%
# Black Students
293 Students
296,698 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
6,921 Students
1,235,110 Students
% White Students
30%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
44 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,002 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
2,007
469,575
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,551
408,278
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,545
421,129
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,585
426,453
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,632
432,771
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,688
440,675
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,720
440,627
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,771
434,997
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,988
455,821
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,938
484,176
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,014
494,854
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,019
478,576
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,179
489,879
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,266 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,801. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,342 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$385 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Placentia-Yorba Linda 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
$339 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Placentia-Yorba Linda 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
$16,266
$19,801
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Placentia-Yorba Linda 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
$14,342
$18,236
This chart display average spending per public school student in Placentia-Yorba Linda 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 Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Golden Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
740 E. Golden Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7160
Grades: K-6
| 759 students
Rank: #22.
Brookhaven Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1851 N. Brookhaven Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7110
Grades: K-6
| 445 students
Rank: #33.
Fairmont Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5241 Fairmont Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7130
Grades: K-6
| 829 students
Rank: #44.
Linda Vista Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5600 S. Ohio St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7200
Grades: K-5
| 380 students
Rank: #55.
Bryant Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
24695 Paseo De Toronto
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
(714) 986-7120
Grades: K-5
| 470 students
Rank: #66.
Glenknoll Elementary School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6361 Glenknoll Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7140
Grades: K-6
| 399 students
Rank: #77.
Rose Drive Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4700 Rose Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7250
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #88.
Lakeview Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17510 Lakeview Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7190
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Mabel M. Paine Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4444 Plumosa Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7210
Grades: K-5
| 382 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Parkview
Alternative School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2189 N. Kraemer Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7050
Grades: K-12
| 256 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodsboro Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7575 E. Woodsboro Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7040
Grades: K-6
| 492 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Sierra Vista Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1811 N. Placentia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7270
Grades: K-6
| 482 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Travis Ranch
(Math: 60% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5200 Via De La Escuela
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7460
Grades: K-8
| 1,282 students
Rank: #1414.
Charles Wagner Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
717 E. Yorba Linda Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7180
Grades: K-6
| 426 students
Rank: #1515.
Yorba Linda High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19900 Bastanchury Rd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,632 students
Rank: #1616.
Yorba Linda Middle School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4777 Casa Loma Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7080
Grades: 6-8
| 833 students
Rank: #1717.
Kraemer Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
645 N. Angelina Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-1551
Grades: 7-8
| 1,020 students
Rank: #1818.
Van Buren Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1245 N. Van Buren St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7100
Grades: K-6
| 571 students
Rank: #1919.
Esperanza High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1830 N. Kellogg Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7540
Grades: 9-12
| 1,445 students
Rank: #2020.
Buena Vista Virtual Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4999 Casa Loma Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7026
Grades: K-12
| 441 students
Rank: #2121.
El Dorado High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1651 N. Valencia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7580
Grades: 9-12
| 1,998 students
Rank: #2222.
Col. J. K. Tuffree Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2151 N. Kraemer Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7480
Grades: 7-8
| 641 students
Rank: #2323.
Valencia High School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 N. Bradford Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-4970
Grades: 9-12
| 2,559 students
Rank: #2424.
Bernardo Yorba Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5350 Fairmont Blvd.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7400
Grades: 7-8
| 553 students
Rank: #2525.
Morse Elementary School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
431 E. Morse Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 524-6300
Grades: K-6
| 361 students
Rank: #2626.
Glenview Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1775 Glenview Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7150
Grades: K-6
| 616 students
Rank: #2727.
John O. Tynes Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
735 Stanford
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-5550
Grades: K-6
| 705 students
Rank: #2828.
Topaz Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3232 Topaz Ln.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-9977
Grades: K-6
| 449 students
Rank: #2929.
Ruby Drive Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Ruby Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-1921
Grades: K-6
| 352 students
Rank: #3030.
Rio Vista Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
310 N. Rio Vista St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7240
Grades: K-5
| 683 students
Rank: #3131.
Valadez Middle School Academy
(Math: 12% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
161 E. La Jolla St.
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 986-7440
Grades: 6-8
| 665 students
Rank: #3232.
Melrose Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
974 S. Melrose St.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7220
Grades: K-5
| 434 students
Rank: #3333.
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
| 128 students
Rank: #3434.
El Camino Real Continuation High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1351 E. Orangethorpe Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7060
Grades: 9-12
| 163 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District?
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District manages 34 public schools serving 23,637 students.
What is the rank of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District?
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District is ranked #255 out of 1,939 school districts in California (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (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 Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District?
45% of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District students are Hispanic, 30% of students are White, 20% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District?
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,342 is less than the state median of $18,236. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 34 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 23,637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • : 94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 52% (Top 20%)
  • : 64% (Top 20%)
  • : 42% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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