Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870-5302
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 23,177 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 58% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
34 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
23,177 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
979 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, which is ranked #226 of all 1,873 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 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#238 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
48%
34%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
66%
49%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(19-20)
95%
85%
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 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.63
# American Indian Students
41 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4,547 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
20%
12%
# Hispanic Students
10,425 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
45%
56%
# Black Students
257 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
6,981 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
30%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
43 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
880 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,904
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,418
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,460
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,526
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,584
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,632
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,690
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,976
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,826
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,998
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,034
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,044
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,085
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,427 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,661 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$334 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$317 MM
$29 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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,427
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,661
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District 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.
Bryant Ranch Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
24695 Paseo De Toronto
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
(714) 986-7120
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
Rank: #55.
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: #66.
Yorba Linda High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19900 Bastanchury Rd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,697 students
Rank: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
Lakeview Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
17510 Lakeview Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7190
Grades: K-5
| 416 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #16 - 1716. - 17.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
Buena Vista Virtual Academy
Alternative School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4999 Casa Loma Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7026
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
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: #3030.
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: #3131.
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: #3232.
Valadez Middle School Academy
Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
161 E. La Jolla St.
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 986-7440
Grades: 6-8
| 700 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
| 115 students
Rank: #3434.
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

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 34 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 23,177 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 70%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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