El Dorado High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,288
Best High School in California
#183
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District El Dorado Union High
Type Public
 Phone (530)622-3634
 Location 561 Canal St.
Placerville, CA 95667
Charter School No

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 183rd in the best public high schools in California.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The El Dorado High student body is mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White75.3%970
Black0.8%10
Hispanic16.8%216
Asian Pacific1.5%19
Native American Indian2%26
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.3%4
Two or more races3.3%43

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 28.4%

29.8% 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-middle income and rank 361st in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman337
Sophomore309
Junior337
Senior305
Total1,288

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
59%
Rank in California
228th
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at El Dorado High scored an average 59% 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 19.2% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls45% to 49%*80% to 84%*
Boys30% to 34%*65% to 69%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic30% to 39%*60% to 69%*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White40% to 44%*75% to 79%*
With Disabilites20% or less*40% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1161

The average SAT score for El Dorado High students in 2016 was 1161.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
49%
Rank in California
149th
Rating
8 out of 10

317 out of 642 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (49%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 16% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
20%
AP Pass Rank in California
248th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

El Dorado High offers 13 AP courses. 20 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 49% percentile and about equal to the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. El Dorado High had 211 taking AP exams with a 155 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 73% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 73% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 20% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Courses Offered 13

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students1.2%16
Boys1.4%9
Girls1%7
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%6
Boys0.6%4
Girls0.3%2
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.2%70
Boys7.5%50
Girls3%20

Location

El Dorado High
561 Canal St.
Placerville, CA
95667
(530)622-3634

9 out of 10 1

District

El Dorado Union High
Placerville, CA