Oak Ridge High School in South El Dorado Township, CA - Niche

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Oak Ridge High School is a public school in South El Dorado Township, California. It has 2,305 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 246 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

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3.7 from 246 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I can be antisocial, but I have a few great friends. They're really supportive and would do anything for you. I do the same for them. Overall, the student population is quite friendly, but there are some rowdy ones. Clubs are a great way to meet new people, and most of my current friends are also in the same club(s) as me. All the teachers I've had were very helpful, and it's obvious that they want you to be successful. However, if I were to change one thing, I would've liked to get more involved in school activities and clubs to become more outgoing.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school is great with the exception of most of the students that attend it.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Good place to get a high school education, but lack of diversity in both the community and the student population made me uncomfortable at times. Very privileged student body as well.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Oak Ridge High School offers all kinds of student help, clubs, and organizations to give students the best possible boost they could achieve so that they can advance in their educational careers and places in the world. Most of the "problems" about Oak Ridge--as in drugs, unsafe sexual activity, or anything of the like--are mostly problems with the students due to home or behavioral issues. So all in all Oak Ridge has a great supportive community for its students and staff.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Well it was about as good as high school can be, but I can't wait to get out and learn about things I actually care about with people who aren't so ignorant or spoiled.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Vista Del Lago High School 3 mi. 1,433
4.00 Folsom High School 5 mi. 1,994
4.00 Ponderosa High School 7 mi. 1,899
3.00 Casa Roble Fundamental High School 8 mi. 1,425
4.33 Granite Bay High School 8 mi. 2,142

Around Oak Ridge High School

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


Male 51%
Female 48%

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 66.0% 51.0% 79.0% 65.0% 70.0% 81.0% 75.0%
Multiracial 13.0% 2.8% 0% 2.0% 7.0% 2.0% 0%
Asian 9.0% 4.8% 3.0% 17.0% 10.0% 3.0% 12.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 10.0% 10.0% 8.0% 11.0% 8.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 3.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.8%
Grade 10 25.8%
Grade 11 25.3%
Grade 12 23.0%

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 29 responses

  • 62% Yes
  • 38% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 28% Educational Opportunities
  • 24% Some really great teachers
  • 17% Sport Clubs
  • 14% Clean Campus
  • 10% Stronger than most Arts programing
  • 4% Friendly students and staff
  • 1% Involvement
  • 1% Great leadership program

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 33% Parking situation (it could be worse, though)
  • 31% Kids have too much access to money
  • 17% Rule-breaking students
  • 10% Stuck up students.
  • 8% Kids doing hookah or vape in the bathroom

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 24 responses

  • 38% The academic tenacity of the student athletes
  • 21% The success and ambition of the students
  • 17% Snowboard Team
  • 12% We have a mountain biking team
  • 12% The quality of courses

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 32% All of the above
  • 28% Smart
  • 16% Entitled
  • 16% Stereotypical
  • 4% Glorified gym
  • 4% Diverse

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 28% Study Hard
  • 28% Put yourself in a group, or your going to get lost
  • 28% Make friends quickly; it makes school easier
  • 8% Recognize privilege around you
  • 8% Really think about the clubs you join as Freshman

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 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.