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About Us

Oak Ridge High School (ORHS) is located in the picturesque residential area of El Dorado Hills, known for its lush rolling hills and breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Sacramento Valley. Oak Ridge High School is a top ranking public high school that has been providing academic services and resources to its students and their families since 1980. ORHS offers an impressive amount of academic, career technical education and advanced placement courses, an extensive list of extra and co-curricular programs, and a variety of clubs.


ORHS schools values include:

  • Balance Lives

  • Respect

  • Growth Mindset

  • Collaboration

  • Creativity

  • Inquiry

  • Integrity/Authenticity

  • Compassion/Empathy

  • Teamwork

ORHS school motto is:

  • Be Real

  • Dare to Question

  • Care for Others

  • Find Balance


ORHS school norms are:

Together we:

    • Display warmth, humor, compassion, & collegiality towards others.

    • Are quick to give credit and slow to assign blame.

    • Put people above results.

    • Strictly protect confidential information.

    • Address problems and concerns directly with people involved.

  • Working Together:

    • Our meetings start and end on time with a stated purpose and productive outcomes.

    • We listen. We disagree. We are open to compromise.

    • We speak our minds but support team decisions.

    • We strive to improve but recognize that success and failure help us grow.

    • We follow through on our commitments.

    • We commit to clear and timely communication.

    • We strictly protect confidential information.