Placer Union High School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 3,923 students in Placer Union High School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Placer Union High School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Placer Union High School District are Del Oro High School, Colfax High School and Placer High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Placer Union High School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Placer Union High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

Overview

School District Name
Placer Union High School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
09 - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
5 Schools
10,233 Schools
# Students
3,923 Students
6,168,558 Students
# Teachers
170 Teachers
263,481 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Placer Union High School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 988 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
#461 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Placer Union High  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Placer Union High  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)
69%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Placer Union High  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 Placer Union High  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.40
0.64
# American Indian Students
46 Students
32,775 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
52 Students
716,889 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
535 Students
3,350,293 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
54%
# Black Students
23 Students
335,281 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
2,994 Students
1,429,452 Students
% White Students
76%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
28,573 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
271 Students
271,340 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
-
526,799
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
453,975
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
451,494
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
443,439
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
462,447
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
467,886
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
482,667
# Students in 7th Grade:
-
472,586
# Students in 8th Grade:
-
469,754
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,031
492,115
# Students in 10th Grade:
963
480,320
# Students in 11th Grade:
965
472,076
# Students in 12th Grade:
939
484,898
# Ungraded Students:
25
8,084

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,816 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,627 is less than the state median of $16,042. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$58 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Placer Union High  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$57 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Placer Union High  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
$14,816
$15,969
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Placer Union High  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
$14,627
$16,042
This chart display average spending per public school student in Placer Union High  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 Placer Union High School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Del Oro High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3301 Taylor Rd.
Loomis, CA 95650
(916) 652-7243
Grades: 9-12
| 1,752 students
Rank: #22.
Colfax High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
24995 Ben Taylor Rd.
Colfax, CA 95713
(530) 346-2284
Grades: 9-12
| 601 students
Rank: #33.
Placer High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
275 Orange St.
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 885-4581
Grades: 9-12
| 1,306 students
Rank: #44.
Foresthill High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23319 Foresthill Rd.
Foresthill, CA 95631
(530) 367-5244
Grades: 9-12
| 207 students
Rank: #55.
Confluence Continuation High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
332 Finley St.
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 886-2002
Grades: 10-12
| 57 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Placer Union High
  • 13000 New Airport Rd., Auburn, CA, 95603-9596
  • (530) 886-4400
  • puhsd.k12.ca.us
  • Grades: 09 - 12
  • Students: 3,923 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40

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