Oak Ridge High


Student Enrollment
Best High School in California
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District El Dorado Union High
Type Public
 Phone (916)933-6980
 Location 1120 Harvard Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Charter School No

Oak Ridge High has an academic rating significantly above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 26th in the best public high schools in California.



The Oak Ridge High student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific10.3%246
Native American Indian0.3%7
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races6.2%148

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 2.7%

3.5% 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, Oak Ridge High students are largely wealthy and rank 33rd in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students


State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 42nd in California

Students at Oak Ridge High scored an average 78% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 4.2% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls70% to 74%*90% to 94%*
Boys70% to 74%*80% to 84%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander80% to 84%*85% to 89%*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic60% to 69%*80% to 89%*
Multiracial60% to 79%*80% or more*
With Disabilites11% to 19%*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score

The average SAT score for Oak Ridge High students in 2016 was 1210.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 81st in California

703 out of 1,132 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (62%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 9% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 145th in California

Oak Ridge High offers 15 AP courses. 42 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 95% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Oak Ridge High had 889 taking AP exams with a 705 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 84% percentile and well above the state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 79% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 42% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Courses Offered 15

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%10
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%21
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.4%9


Oak Ridge High
1120 Harvard Way
El Dorado Hills, CA

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