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Schools in Yorba Linda: An Overview

Edie Israel

After years of executive sales and marketing experience as well as entrepreneurial success, Edie entered into the real estate market of Southern Calif...

After years of executive sales and marketing experience as well as entrepreneurial success, Edie entered into the real estate market of Southern Calif...

Oct 29 4 minutes read

In terms of quality and quantity, the schools in Yorba Linda offer many exceptional opportunities for students of every age!
If you have considered relocating to the Southern California area, Yorba Linda and the surrounding communities have much to offer your family. From shopping and dining to outstanding employment opportunities, our community has something for everyone.

Yorba Linda Public Schools

The public schools in our area are primarily within the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD). District students consistently exceed both state and county averages on standardized testing.
The district itself has a reputation of academic excellence, state-of-the-art facilities and low teacher-to-student ratios. Of the 34 schools in the PYLUSD,

  • 24 have been designated as California Distinguished Schools.
  • 10 have been designated as National Blue Ribbon or California Gold Ribbon Schools.
  • 1 has claimed the title of California Model School in three different years.
The district’s high schools have been named some of America’s best, as ranked by Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report and other news organizations.*
In the district’s Good News Report, you can learn more about the local students and teachers who have won academic awards and who are giving back to the community in a variety of ways.
Private and Charter Institutions in Yorba Linda
Our area is host to a number of prestigious private institutions as well, serving students from pre-kindergarten through high school. Parents can select from Montessori schools, faith-based private academies and those that specialize in college preparation.
For many parents, charter schools provide a great alternative to public and private institutions.
In the Yorba Linda area, you can choose from a number of highly-rated charters, most of which offer programs for the gifted and other desirable amenities. At least two local charters specialize in science- and arts-based programs.
Colleges, Universities and Vocational Schools
Within our city and the surrounding communities, residents can choose among a wide variety of educational programs, including community colleges, public and private universities and technical schools.
In fact, College Simply, a website that helps students find the right school for them, lists almost 140 colleges within a 50-mile radius of our community!
The California State University system has a campus in nearby Fullerton, and their Polytechnic school is in Pomona. The Southern California Institute of Technology, UC Irvine, Hope International University and ITT Technical Institute are all nearby as well.
When relocating, many parents prefer to identify the right schools for their children first, then search for a home in the nearby area. The Edie Israel Team of professional Realtors® understands how important the right educational opportunities are for your children’s future.

Contact us today for more information on any of our local amenities. We are your go-to experts for information about the schools in Yorba Linda and the surrounding communities. 

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