|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified|
|Location||1651 N. Valencia Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
El Dorado High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and average AP course participation. It is ranked 143rd in the best public high schools in California.
The El Dorado High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.1%||1|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.3%||5|
|Two or more races||1.5%||29|
18.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, El Dorado High students are largely upper income and rank 203rd in California for high school student family income.
Students at El Dorado High scored an average 61% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 16.6% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||45% to 49%*||80% to 84%*|
|Boys||45% to 49%*||75% to 79%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||80% to 89%*||80% to 89%*|
|Hispanic||20% to 24%*||65% to 69%*|
|White||45% to 49%*||80% to 84%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||20% to 29%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for El Dorado High students in 2016 was 1144.
311 out of 901 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (35%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the California median rate of 25% and in the top 28% for participation.
El Dorado High offers 15 AP courses. 22 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 54% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. El Dorado High had 345 taking AP exams with a 284 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 89% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||82%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||22%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||3%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||6%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||19%|
|AP Courses Offered||15|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||10%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||11%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||9%|
El Dorado High
1651 N. Valencia Ave.
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified