Yorba Linda High

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,768
Best High School in California
#125
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Type Public
 Phone (714)986-7500
 Location 19900 Bastanchury Rd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Charter School No

Yorba Linda High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 125th 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 Yorba Linda High student body is primarily White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White61.9%1,094
Black1.7%30
Hispanic15.7%278
Asian Pacific18.5%327
Native American Indian0.1%2
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.1%2
Two or more races2%35

Family Income

vs. other California high schools
Upper 6%

7.6% 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, Yorba Linda High students are largely wealthy and rank 76th in California for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman470
Sophomore411
Junior450
Senior437
Total1,768

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
67%
Rank in California
117th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Yorba Linda High scored an average 67% 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 10.1% of California high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls65% to 69%*80% to 84%*
Boys50% to 54%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander85% to 89%*85% to 89%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic40% to 49%*60% to 69%*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White55% to 59%*70% to 74%*
With Disabilites20% or less*21% to 39%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
1199

The average SAT score for Yorba Linda High students in 2016 was 1199.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
32%
AP Pass Rank in California
238th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Yorba Linda High offers 18 AP courses. 32 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 83% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Yorba Linda High had 443 taking AP exams with a 313 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 74% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 71% 55%
Students enrolled in an AP class 32% 21%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 28%
AP Courses Offered 18

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%14%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
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%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0.3%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

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

Location

Yorba Linda High
19900 Bastanchury Rd.
Yorba Linda, CA
92886
(714)986-7500

9 out of 10 1

District

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified
Placentia, CA