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Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
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  • PLACENTIA, CA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District is offering a full-time, on-campus learning model at all schools. A TK-12 homeschool program and K-12 online academy is also available for students and families. The district is following all COVID-19 health guidance as set forth by the California Department of Public Health and Orange County Health Care Agency. Learn More

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  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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About

1301 E ORANGETHORPE AVE.
PLACENTIA, CA 92870
About Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District...
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.

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.

Student enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is roughly 24,000. 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.

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
1260
1,657 responses
Average ACT
28
522 responses

Our High Schools Prepare Students for Careers of the Future

Students in the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District gain an advantage through future-ready Career Technical Education (CTE) opportunities at each high school—El Dorado, Esperanza, Valencia, and Yorba Linda. Known as CareerLink Academies, these programs provide the academic and technical skills, knowledge, and training necessary to become lifelong learners and succeed in future careers.

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
25,162
Free or Reduced Lunch
33.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$100,712
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.3%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$12,039 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$95,757
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,792
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$630,500
National
$217,500

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