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

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,345
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    298 3.8
  • Ranking

Oak Ridge High School is a public coed 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 298 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 298 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 5
    Health & Safety: Health and safety policies are top priority.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There is an abundance of extracurricular opportunities at ORHS.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: My teachers cared about not only my academic success, but my personal success outside of the classroom.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: While physical bullying isn't very prominent on campus, students can be very cruel in how they speak to each other. This type of abuse can often go unnoticed because it doesn't leave an obvious bruise.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: Oak Ridge offers various extracurricular activities for all sorts of students. You can join the football team, or play an instrument in the school band. For those interested in politics, Youth and Government is a fantastic program that holds meetings on the Oak Ridge campus.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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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

Gender

Gender
Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Oak Ridge High School United States California 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% 24.8% 79.0% 64.0% 68.0% 80.0% 75.0%
Multiracial 13.0% 2.8% 3.3% 0% 3.0% 7.0% 3.0% 0%
Asian 9.0% 4.8% 11.3% 2.0% 17.0% 11.0% 2.0% 11.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 53.3% 11.0% 10.0% 10.0% 12.0% 8.0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 6.1% 2.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 2.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
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 45 responses

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

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 23% Educational Opportunities
  • 23% Some really great teachers
  • 14% Sport Clubs
  • 13% Clean Campus
  • 8% Stronger than most Arts programing
  • 5% Involvement
  • 5% Friendly students and staff
  • 5% Great leadership program
  • 2% Open Campus
  • 2% Youth and Government

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 39 responses

  • 36% The academic tenacity of the student athletes
  • 28% The success and ambition of the students
  • 13% Snowboard Team
  • 8% We have a mountain biking team
  • 8% The quality of courses
  • 5% Y&G
  • 3% Sport achievements

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 35% All of the above
  • 20% Smart
  • 18% Stereotypical
  • 12% Entitled
  • 8% Glorified gym
  • 5% Horrid Parking
  • 2% Diverse

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 33 responses

  • 9% I love everything about this school.
  • 91% 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.