Yorba Linda High School

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Yorba Linda High School
19900 Bastanchury Rd. Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Yorba Linda, California, (Orange County) 92886
United States
Coordinates 33°54′12.4″N 117°46′44.5″W / 33.903444°N 117.779028°W / 33.903444; -117.779028Coordinates: 33°54′12.4″N 117°46′44.5″W / 33.903444°N 117.779028°W / 33.903444; -117.779028
Type Public
Motto Run with the Stampede
Established 2009
School district Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Principal Mr. Dave Flynn
Grades 9 to 12
Enrollment 1807 as of Fall 2016[1]
Color(s)                Navy Blue, Crimson, Silver
Mascot Mustang
Information (714) 986-7500

Yorba Linda High School (YLHS) is a public high school located in Yorba Linda, California and is part of the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District.

The school's colors are navy blue, crimson, and silver. The school mascot is the Mustang. Most students come from Yorba Linda, with the rest generally residing in Anaheim and Placentia.

The school site occupies over 70 acres (280,000 m2) and it is planned that the school will have over 170,000 square feet (16,000 m2) of classroom and administrative space, including a library, gymnasium, performing arts spaces, a pool, an adjacent joint-use park, baseball fields, and a large stadium facility.[2][not in citation given]


Construction of the school began in April 2007.[3] The first students to receive diplomas from the school were the graduating class of 2012.[4]

Student Life[edit]

The ethnic distribution was 62% White, 17% Asian, 16% Hispanic, and 5% other in the 2015/2016 school year.[5]


To graduate from YLHS, a student is required to complete 4 years of language arts, 2 years of Math, 3 years of Social Studies, 2 years of Science, 1 year of a Foreign Language or Fine Arts, 1 year of Health/Academic Planning, 2 years of Physical Education, as well as 80 credits worth of electives, 40 hours of community service, and complete the California High School Exit Exam.[6]

As of the 2015/2016 school year, 16 Honors Courses and 23 Advanced Placement (AP) Courses were offered.[7]

The school was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2013.


Yorba Linda High School won its first California Interscholastic Federation/Southern Section football championship, defeating Burbank High School by the score of 31-21, on December 2, 2016. YLHS has the following sport that you can enroll in as of 2016 {basketball,football,swimming,soccer}.


As of 2016, the school's leadership is as follows:[8]

Office Officeholder
Principal Dave Flynn
Assistant Principal of Curriculum Jamie Jauch
Assistant Principal of Student Services Greg Kemp
Men's Athletic Director / Attendance Director Jeff Platt
Activities Director Shea Runge
Women's Athletic Director Lisa Tully


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