- PLACENTIA, CA
- Academicsgrade A
- Diversitygrade A
- Teachersgrade A+
- College Prepgrade A+
- Clubs & Activitiesgrade B minus
- 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.
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- grade A+1,449 Students
- grade B1,433 Students
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- grade A minus856 Students
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- grade A699 Students
- grade A672 Students
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.
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- Cost of Livinggrade D+
- Good for Familiesgrade A minus
- 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.