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Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District places International students in 4 schools.

  • El Dorado High School
  • Esperanza HS
  • Valencia HS
  • Yorba Linda HS

Students can choose a first and second choice of High Schools in the district with every effort to meet their request.

Yorba Linda High School is one of the newest and most beautiful high school campuses in Orange County. It has a great reputation and high academic standards. YLHS was ranked in the top 5 of Orange County High Schools and Newsweek ranked YLHS number 22 in the "Very Best Schools of the West"

School Type:
  • Public High School
State: California
City: Yorba Linda
Affiliation: Non-Religious
Grades Accepted:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
School Size: 1,700
Average Class Size: 25
Student Body:
  • Co-ed
Program Duration:
  • Spring Semester
  • Fall Semester
  • Full Academic Year
  • Yes
Dresscode: Dress Code Required
Price: $$
Graduation Allowed:
  • Yes
  • Yes - After 1 Year
Graduation After 1 Year:
  • Yes
AP Classes:
  • Yes
AP Classes Offered:
  • Art
  • Foreign Language
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Chinese, Environmental Science, European History, French, German, Human Geography, Japanese, Macroeconomics, Physics, Spanish, Statistics, Studio Art 3d, Studio Art Drawing, US Government and Politics, US History

College Prep/Honors Classes:
  • Yes

English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Fine Arts, Foreign Language

IB Program:
  • No
  • No
Foreign Languages:
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
Graduation Rate: 99.4%
College Acceptance Rate: 71.1
University Acceptances:

Top 20 are: CSU Fullerton, UC Riverside, UC Irvine, Cal Poly Pomona, U of Arizona, UC Santa Cruz, CSU San Diego, UC Davis, UCLA, ASU, CSU Chico, CSU San Marcos, U of Alabama, Biola, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, Azuza Pacifica, CSU San Francisco, U of Washington Boise

Yorba Linda is home of 20 honors and AP Classes, award-winning fine and performing arts programs.

Boys Sports:
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swim
  • Lacrosse
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Track
  • Wrestling
  • Tennis
  • Water Polo
Girls Sports:
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Swim
  • Lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Track
  • Wrestling
  • Tennis
  • Water Polo

Yorba Linda offers 50-plus school wide clubs and organizations, and a co-curricular men's and women's athletic program with has earned 84 league titles and five California Interscholastic Federations (CIF) titles in just 10 years of varsity level.

Arts Offerings:

Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design, Ceramics, Theatre, Choir, Band, Orchestra, Dance

Yorba Linda has an award-winning fine and performing arts programs.

Extra Curricular

Academic Decathlon, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Science Olympiad, Speech and Debate, Leadership

Community Information
City Population: 67,513
Weather: In Yorba Linda, the summers are short, hot, arid, and clear and the winters are long, cool, and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 88°F and is rarely below 36°F or above 97°F.
Nearby Cities: Los Angeles (38 miles)
Nearest Airport: John Wayne Airport – Orange County – SNA
Local Attractions:

PYLSD is located in northeast Orange County, California. The county is famous for its tourist attractions and its beaches. Attractions include Disneyland, professional sports teams, museums and shopping.

19900 Bastanchury Road, California, USA 92886