OUSD Recognizes Schools with "Most Improved" Overall Student Attendance

Orange, Calif. - December 14, 2015 - The Orange Unified School District continues to strive for high overall student attendance rates and school connectedness. This month, 15 schools were recognized as having the “Most Improved” overall student attendance rates during the first three months of the school year as compared to last year’s attendance rates.

The Most Improved schools at the elementary, middle and high school levels were Olive Elementary School, Fletcher Elementary School, California Elementary School, Palmyra Elementary School, Panorama Elementary School, Serrano Elementary School, Linda Vista Elementary School, Prospect Elementary, West Orange Elementary School, McPherson Magnet Middle School, El Rancho Charter Middle School, Portola Middle School, Canyon Hills Secondary School, Richland High School and El Modena High School. Each was presented with an Attendance Achievement Award certificate by Student and Community Services Administrative Director, Ken Miller, EdD.

Orange Unified School District schools continue to promote the theme of the importance of school attendance in relation to academic achievement. More information is available at the Attendance Works website: awareness.attendanceworks.org.

Canyon Hills Secondary School  

93.79%  + 1.15%

Richland High School

91.31%  +  .75%

El Modena High School                

96.71%  +  .39%

El Rancho Charter Middle School  

98.10%  +  .07%

McPherson Magnet Middle School

97.91%  + .05%

Portola Middle School                      

97.16%  + .03%

Olive Elementary School                 

97.11%  + .64%

Fletcher Elementary School            

96.95%  + .33%

California Elementary School          

97.38%  + .20%

Palmyra Elementary School            

97.03%  + .18%

Panorama Elementary School         

97.53%  + .17%

Serrano Elementary School             

97.70%  + .14%

Linda Vista Elementary School        

97.31%  + .10%

Prospect Elementary School            

96.89%  + .07%

West Orange Elementary School     

95.82%  + .07%



The Orange Unified School District educates approximately 26,000 PreK-12th grade students in the Cities of Orange, Villa Park, Anaheim, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, and unincorporated county areas.  In partnership with our community, we provide a safe, equitable, and innovative culture of learning for each scholar to have a competitive EDGE as a leader.