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Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
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  • PLACENTIA, CA

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    grade A
  2. Diversity
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  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Administration
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  7. Sports
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  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
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1301 E ORANGETHORPE AVE.
PLACENTIA, CA 92870
About Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District...

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Grades
PK, K-12
Total Schools
34
Students
24,296
From Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD) is located in northeast Orange County, California, and serves the cities of Placentia and Yorba Linda as well as portions of Anaheim, Brea, Fullerton and rapidly developing county territory that reaches the Riverside County line.

Student enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year is roughly 23,000. The district's 34 school sites include 20 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 1 K-8 school, 4 comprehensive high schools, 1 special education school, 1 continuation high school, 1 TK-12 home school, and 1 K-12 online school.

The district maintains its reputation for academic excellence, remains fiscally solvent, and recently completed a $600 million massive facilities modernization and new school construction program. Students excel on standardized tests, outpacing both state and county averages.

Visit www.pylusd.org for more information and to explore the district's award-winning schools and programs.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
58%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1270
1,749 responses
Average ACT
29
545 responses

Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified students score strong on AP, IB exams

A number of records were set at the four comprehensive high schools in the Placentia-Yorba Linda USD, both district-wide and at individual campuses, on the Advanced Placement examinations most recently administered. Records also were set on the International Baccalaureate examinations administered at Valencia High School, with a new high of 80 seniors awarded the prestigious IB diploma.

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
24,296
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.5%

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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$100,712
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$0 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    64%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$100,707
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,856
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$653,400
National
$229,800

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