Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, CA - Niche

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Oak Ridge High School is a public school in El Dorado Hills, California. It has 2,345 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 280 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1120 Harvard Way
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
(916) 933-6980

Ratings and Reviews
3.8 from 280 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It was a great experience.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: I feel very safe at Oak Ridge High as a student. I have never once felt unsafe while attending school. Oak Ridge is located in a very safe and nice neighborhood and town. There is little to no bullying present at school and everyone is very friendly and accepting of others.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Student participation of school spirit is great especially with basketball and football. Some of the sports like volleyball and swimming do not get as much attention as the main sports like football. There is a variety of extracurricular opportunities at the school and the dances are great and a lot of fun.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Oak Ridge High is a great school to attend. Education and sports are very competitive which makes the students work a lot harder for grades and sports. There are many advanced and AP classes that a student can take and have a wide range of options for classes to choose from.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Oak Ridge High teachers are wonderful. Most if not all are very friendly and are always available to help or answer any question that one might ask. I have been there for all four years of my high school career and have had great teachers ecery year.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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Holy Trinity School Private, Religious
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Marble Valley Center for Excellence Private
3.66 Folsom Hills Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.66 Green Valley Elementary School Public
2.66 Charter Montessori Blue Oak Campus Public, Charter
2.66 Blue Oak Elementary School Public
3.66 Gold Ridge Elementary School Public
2.66 Camerado Springs Middle School Public
3.33 Folsom Middle School Public
3.00 Blanche Sprentz Elementary School Public
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4.00 Folsom High School Public
3.66 Sandra J. Gallardo Elementary School Public
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Brighton Schools - Folsom Private
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2.66 Casa Roble Fundamental High School Public
3.00 Ridgeview Elementary School Public
3.33 Oakhills Elementary School Public
3.33 Green Oaks Fundamental Elementary School Public
2.66 Placer Elementary School Public
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3.00 Loomis Basin Charter School Public, Charter
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3.00 Greenhills Elementary School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Vista Del Lago High School 3 mi. 1,446
4.00 Folsom High School 5 mi. 2,062
3.66 Ponderosa High School 7 mi. 1,828
2.66 Casa Roble Fundamental High School 8 mi. 1,374
4.33 Granite Bay High School 8 mi. 2,108

Around Oak Ridge High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Oak Ridge High School United States Casa Roble Fundamental High School Folsom High School Granite Bay High School Ponderosa High School Vista Del Lago High School
White 65.0% 51.0% 79.0% 64.0% 68.0% 80.0% 75.0%
Multiracial 13.0% 2.8% 0% 3.0% 7.0% 3.0% 0%
Asian 9.0% 4.8% 2.0% 17.0% 11.0% 2.0% 11.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 11.0% 10.0% 10.0% 12.0% 8.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 2.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 2.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.2%
Grade 10 25.0%
Grade 11 24.7%
Grade 12 23.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 41 responses

  • 59% Yes
  • 41% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 35 responses

  • 23% Some really great teachers
  • 22% Educational Opportunities
  • 15% Sport Clubs
  • 13% Clean Campus
  • 9% Stronger than most Arts programing
  • 6% Friendly students and staff
  • 5% Great leadership program
  • 4% Involvement
  • 1% Open Campus

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 33% Kids have too much access to money
  • 33% Parking situation (it could be worse, though)
  • 15% Rule-breaking students
  • 12% Stuck up students.
  • 8% Kids doing hookah or vape in the bathroom

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 34 responses

  • 38% The academic tenacity of the student athletes
  • 26% The success and ambition of the students
  • 12% Snowboard Team
  • 9% We have a mountain biking team
  • 9% The quality of courses
  • 6% Y&G

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 35 responses

  • 31% All of the above
  • 20% Stereotypical
  • 20% Smart
  • 14% Entitled
  • 9% Glorified gym
  • 3% Diverse
  • 3% Horrid Parking

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 30% Study Hard
  • 26% Put yourself in a group, or your going to get lost
  • 26% Make friends quickly; it makes school easier
  • 11% Recognize privilege around you
  • 7% Really think about the clubs you join as Freshman

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 89% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.