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81%
  • Golden Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 806
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
71%
  • Brookhaven Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 572
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
67%
  • Glenknoll Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 507
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
65%
  • Sierra Vista Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 491
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
62%
  • Charles Wagner Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 470
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
62%
  • Col. J. K. Tuffree Middle School
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 727
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
61%
  • El Dorado High
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,904
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
60%
  • Valencia High
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,740
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
59%
  • Van Buren Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 689
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
55%
  • Kraemer Middle School
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 952
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
55%
  • John O. Tynes Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 824
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
42%
  • Morse Avenue Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 471
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
36%
  • Valadez Middle School Academy
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 694
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
31%
  • Melrose Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethrope Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 628
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
26%
  • Ruby Drive Elementary
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
n/a
  • George Key
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 59
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
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  • El Camino Real Continuation High
  • 1301 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 190
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
n/a
  • Parkview
  • 2189 N. Kraemer Blvd., Placentia
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 195
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
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Placentia school information

IndexPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores55%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools308,30879,221
Total private schools23,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Placentia, CA educational system consists of 30 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Placentia public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 45% higher than than the California average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Placentia public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 36.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Placentia

IndexPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%

Placentia, CA School Districts

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

There are a total of 30 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Placentia. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Placentia, CA schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Placentia, CA, an average of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Placentia schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Placentia, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Seal Beach, CA24,51069%39%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Cypress, CA48,97867%36%
Placentia, CA52,16855%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
La Crosse, WI52,14044%11%
Florissant, MO52,21843%13%
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
Stratford, CT52,30038%23%
Placentia, CA52,16855%12%
Source: The Placentia, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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