PROFICIENCY 61% 60% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified

El Dorado High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified" in Placentia, CA. There are a total of 1,904 students and 74 teachers at El Dorado High, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 350 free lunch students and 110 reduced lunch students.

El Dorado High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 61.0%, which is 60% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch350
Reduced lunch110


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 El Dorado 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 School45%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School77%

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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El Dorado High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 58.9% 40.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.4% 1.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 9.3% 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.0% 41.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

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Valencia High60%1.2Placentia, CA
Kraemer Middle School55%1.2Placentia, CA
John O. Tynes Elementary55%1.3Placentia, CA
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Placentia demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,88823291
Median age37.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%

Education level achieved in Placentia

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%
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Source: The El Dorado High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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