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El Dorado Hills

 
 

Tucked into the gorgeous foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains is one of the most prestigious areas of Northern California, El Dorado Hills. Originally settled during the California Gold Rush, El Dorado Hills, CA has experienced tremendous growth in recent years due to growing business and employment opportunities as well as new retail development, with a population now of over 42,108. But, the true charm of the town of El Dorado Hills lies in the beauty of the breathtaking landscape, with over 10,000 acres of diverse, rolling terrain, and unparalleled views of Sacramento Valley, Folsom Lake, and the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The picturesque scenery along with highly-ranked schools, a wide range of recreational opportunities, and exceptional neighborhoods make El Dorado Hills, CA a highly desirable place to call home.

Schools

Contributing factors to the esteemed reputation of the El Dorado Hills community are the highly-ranked schools that have gained notoriety for providing students with an exceptional education. Rescue Union School District achieved an API (Academic Performance Index) of 907, up 21 points from last year, making it the highest district API in El Dorado County.

Parks & Recreation

The diverse topography and high elevation of El Dorado Hills provides for an unrivaled, unique selection of recreational activities. El Dorado Hills offers exclusive access to some of the finest recreation in California, including camping, boating, hiking, fishing, and horseback riding at Folsom Lake, which boats over 77 miles of shoreline, and is one of the most popular recreation areas in the state. In the winter, Lake Tahoe is only an hour and a half drive from El Dorado Hills, giving you the option of skiing, snowboarding and much more in the beautiful Sierras.

 

Within that district, Lake Forest Elementary School and Lakeview Elementary School both received a 10 out of 10 rating for quality of education by GreatSchools. Oak Ridge High School, part of the El Dorado Union High School District, was another El Dorado Hills school to receive a 10 out of 10 rating by GreatSchools, as well as being a California Distinguished School and a Blue Ribbon School. El Dorado Hills, CA is a community that understands the importance of providing students with a solid education.

 

El Dorado Hills, CA also has over 50 acres of developed parks, and includes scenic trails such as the New York Creek Nature Trail, which winds for 2.5 miles through 28 acres of New York Creek Center Nature Area. For golf enthusiasts, visit the prestigious Serrano Country Club, an award-winning clubhouse with over 34,000 square feet whose renowned golf course has a unique design that plays off the natural terrain of the land. For wine lovers, El Dorado Wines offers over 50 different wineries whose distinction lies in the rich environment of the Sierras which the grapes are grown in that give El Dorado wines their vivid color and exquisite flavor.

Food & Entertainment

Contributing factors to the esteemed reputation of the El Dorado Hills community are the highly-ranked schools that have gained notoriety for providing students with an exceptional education. Rescue Union School District achieved an API (Academic Performance Index) of 907, up 21 points from last year, making it the highest district API in El Dorado County.

 

Within that district, Lake Forest Elementary School and Lakeview Elementary School both received a 10 out of 10 rating for quality of education by GreatSchools. Oak Ridge High School, part of the El Dorado Union High School District, was another El Dorado Hills school to receive a 10 out of 10 rating by GreatSchools, as well as being a California Distinguished School and a Blue Ribbon School. El Dorado Hills, CA is a community that understands the importance of providing students with a solid education.

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