PROFICIENCY 58% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
57%Placer Union High

Placer High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Placer Union High" in Auburn, CA. There are a total of 1,386 students and 60 teachers at Placer High, for a student to teacher ratio of 24 to 1. There are a total of 323 free lunch students and 79 reduced lunch students.

Placer High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 51% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio24:1
Free lunch323
Reduced lunch79


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Placer High, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Placer High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 71.9% 76.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 0.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.6% 1.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.7% 12.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 1.2% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.3% 7.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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Auburn demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,74423291
Median age41.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%

Education level achieved in Auburn

Completed 8th grade84.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.6%1.3%
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