Yorba Linda ("Beautiful Yorba", in English) is an affluent suburban city in northeastern Orange County, California, approximately 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Downtown Santa Ana and 37 miles (60 km) southeast of Downtown Los Angeles. Yorba Linda has been identified as one of the richest cities in the U.S. by the U.S. Census Bureau, which shows a median household income of $121,075, higher than any other city in 2006.
In 2005, CNN ranked Yorba Linda 21st among the best places in the U.S. to live. In 2008, Yorba Linda ended up 42nd on Money magazine's list of America's best small cities. Similarly, in an article by CNN Money, Yorba Linda was one of the richest U.S. cities and the richest in Orange County as reported by the Census data, showing a median household income of more than $120K: "Among towns of between 65,000 and 250,000 in population, Yorba Linda, California, where six-figure incomes are the rule, had the highest median income at $121,075".
The brand-new Yorba Linda High School opened its doors in 2009 to freshmen and sophomores only. The first full graduating class from YLHS was the class of 2012. As of 2011, one private high school, Friends Christian High School, is currently under construction. Historically, a majority of Yorba Linda students also attend Esperanza in Anaheim, Troy High School in nearby Fullerton, or El Dorado in Placentia.
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|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|5||Bryant Ranch Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Fairmont Elementary School||Preschool - 6th Grade||Public|
|5||Linda Vista Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|4||Travis Ranch||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|5||Rose Drive Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Lakeview Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|5||Glenknoll Elementary School||Kindergarten - 6th Grade||Public|
|4||Mabel M. Paine Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|4||Yorba Linda Middle School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|5||Bernardo Yorba Middle School||7th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|5||Yorba Linda High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|3||La Entrada High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||St. Francis Of Assisi||Preschool - 8th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
|N/A||Calvary Chapel Of Yorba Linda School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Fun 4 Kids Preschool||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Ivycrest Montessori Private School - Yorba Linda||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Tutor Time||Preschool - 6th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Discovery Depot Child Care Center||Preschool - Kindergarten||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Friends Christian School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Heritage Oak Private Elementary School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
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