PROFICIENCY 59% 55% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
66%El Dorado Union High

El Dorado High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "El Dorado Union High" in Placerville, CA. There are a total of 1,288 students and 57 teachers at El Dorado High, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 384 free lunch students and 97 reduced lunch students.

El Dorado High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.0%, which is 55% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch384
Reduced lunch97


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment263
Taking some courses221
Taking some courses (not tests)38
Passing some courses155
Passing no courses56

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 263 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 221 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School75-79%

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 75.1% 73.3% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 1.3% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 3.6% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.0% 12.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 2.3% 0.9% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.3% 7.6% 3.1% 3.1%

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Placerville demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)52723291
Median age51.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English92%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%

Education level achieved in Placerville

Completed 8th grade92.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.2%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%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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