PROFICIENCY 60% 58% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
55%Placentia
38%California

Valencia 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 2,740 students and 100 teachers at Valencia High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 1,267 free lunch students and 325 reduced lunch students.

Valencia High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.0%, which is 58% higher than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2740
Teachers100.38
Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch1267
Reduced lunch325

 

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 Valencia 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

GradeProficiency
All48%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School48%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All72%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School72%

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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Valencia High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 19.4% 40.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.3% 1.6% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 17.7% 13.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 58.7% 41.2% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.3% 2.8% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Kraemer Middle School55%0.2Placentia, CA
Ruby Drive Elementary26%0.4Placentia, CA
Topaz Elementary44%0.5Fullerton, CA
Morse Avenue Elementary42%0.7Placentia, CA
John O. Tynes Elementary55%0.8Placentia, CA
El Dorado High61%1.2Placentia, CA
Sierra Vista Elementary65%1.2Placentia, CA
Melrose Elementary31%1.3Placentia, CA
Valadez Middle School Academy36%1.3Placentia, CA
Brookhaven Elementary71%1.3Placentia, CA
Charles Wagner Elementary62%1.3Placentia, CA
Troy High84%1.5Fullerton, CA

Placentia demographics profile

StatisticPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Population52,16838,654,206318,558,162
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

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