1830 N. Kellogg Dr.
Placentia, CA 92870
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Esperanza High School serves 1,493 students in grades 9-12.
Esperanza High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 5% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Esperanza High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Esperanza High School's student population of 1,493 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,493 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Esperanza High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Esperanza High School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1581 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
47%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
63%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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Asian
13%
12%
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Hispanic
38%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
44%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
(19-20)
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Esperanza High School's ranking?

Esperanza High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Esperanza High School?

The graduation rate of Esperanza High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Esperanza High School?

1,493 students attend Esperanza High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

44% of Esperanza High School students are White, 38% of students are Hispanic, 13% 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 Esperanza High School?

Esperanza High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Esperanza High School offer ?

Esperanza High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Esperanza High School part of?

Esperanza High School is part of Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,493 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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