- PLACENTIA, CA
- Academicsgrade A
- Diversitygrade A
- Teachersgrade A+
- College Prepgrade A+
- Clubs & Activitiesgrade B
- Administrationgrade A
- Sportsgrade A
- Foodgrade B
- Resources & Facilitiesgrade C+
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.
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Rankings
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Elementary Schools in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Middle Schools in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
High Schools in Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
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Valencia High School
- Rating 3.93 out of 5 479 reviews
- grade A+
Yorba Linda High School
- Rating 3.95 out of 5 395 reviews
- grade A+
Esperanza High School
- Rating 3.84 out of 5 319 reviews
- grade A
El Dorado High School
- Rating 4.12 out of 5 331 reviews
- grade A
Buena Vista Virtual Academy
- Rating 3.93 out of 5 15 reviews
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PYLUSD Students Took and Passed More AP, IB, and Cambridge Exams in 2023 Compared to Years Past
Scores are in following the 2023 Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and Cambridge Advanced International Certificate of Education Program exams and Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District students shined! Successful AP, IB, and Cambridge AICE graduates are often granted college credits and an edge when it comes to admission at the finest universities in the nation.
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Living in the Area
- Cost of Livinggrade D+
- Good for Familiesgrade A
- Housinggrade C minus
Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District Reviews
PYLUSD also offers many options for the various ways students and families choose to learn. Traditional in classroom learning, accredited homeschool and virtual Online/Hybrid learning. Parents have the choice to find the right fit for their student and family.
As a parent volunteer in PYLUSD for over 25 years I have always been impressed by the PYLUSD being proactive in leading in updating classroom technology, providing equity in resources across the district's 34 schools, and recruiting quality teachers and staff.