Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 25,725 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).
The top ranked public schools in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District 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-Yorba Linda Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
34 Schools
10,331 Schools
# Students
25,725 Students
6,193,432 Students
# Teachers
979 Teachers
264,585 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
26:1

District Rank

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 989 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 95% has increased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#238 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.64
# American Indian Students
55 Students
32,922 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
4,550 Students
718,704 Students
% Asian Students
18%
12%
# Hispanic Students
10,879 Students
3,364,037 Students
% Hispanic Students
42%
54%
# Black Students
319 Students
337,146 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
9,143 Students
1,436,430 Students
% White Students
36%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
46 Students
28,735 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
733 Students
272,786 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
2,326
530,118
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,722
456,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,750
454,067
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,718
445,793
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,943
464,993
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,813
470,389
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,886
484,412
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,991
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,048
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,097
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,121
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,081
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,154
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
75
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,998 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,308 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$334 MM
$29 MM
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Spending
$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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,998
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,308
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Golden Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
740 E. Golden Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7160
Grades: K-6
| 823 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
| 871 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
| 455 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
| 602 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
| 533 students
Rank: #66.
Yorba Linda High School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19900 Bastanchury Rd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,795 students
Rank: #77.
Woodsboro Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7575 E. Woodsboro Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7040
Grades: K-6
| 549 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
| 499 students
Rank: #99.
Lakeview Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
17510 Lakeview Ave.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
(714) 986-7190
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #1010.
Glenknoll Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
6361 Glenknoll Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7140
Grades: K-6
| 492 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
| 433 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
| 951 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
| 212 students
Rank: #1414.
Kraemer Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
645 N. Angelina Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-1551
Grades: 7-8
| 1,055 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
| 668 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
| 463 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
| 1,382 students
Rank: #1818.
Esperanza High School
Magnet School
Math: 52% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1830 N. Kellogg Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7540
Grades: 9-12
| 1,664 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
| 709 students
Rank: #2020.
El Dorado High School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1651 N. Valencia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 986-7580
Grades: 9-12
| 1,955 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
| 445 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
| 700 students
Rank: #2323.
Valencia High School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
500 N. Bradford Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-4970
Grades: 9-12
| 2,729 students
Rank: #2424.
La Entrada High School
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: 9-12
| 69 students
Rank: #2525.
John O. Tynes Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
735 Stanford
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 996-5550
Grades: K-6
| 864 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
| 508 students
Rank: #2727.
Morse Avenue Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
431 E. Morse Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 524-6300
Grades: K-6
| 475 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
| 379 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
| 527 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
| 901 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
| 620 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
| 620 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
| 120 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
| 148 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 25,725 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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