PROFICIENCY 72% 88% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
59%Aliso Viejo

Aliso Niguel High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Aliso Viejo, CA. There are a total of 3,036 students and 105 teachers at Aliso Niguel High, for a student to teacher ratio of 29 to 1. There are a total of 266 free lunch students and 92 reduced lunch students.

Aliso Niguel High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 71.5%, which is 88% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio29:1
Free lunch266
Reduced lunch92


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment890
Taking some courses732
Taking some courses (not tests)104
Passing some courses658
Passing no courses147

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Aliso Niguel High, there are a total of 890 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 732 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School63%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School80%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Aliso Niguel High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.3% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 1.5% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 14.7% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 16.1% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 7.6% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Don Juan Avila Middle School69%1.6Aliso Viejo, CA
Don Juan Avila Elementary64%1.6Aliso Viejo, CA
Marian Bergeson Elementary59%1.9Laguna Niguel, CA
Top Of The World Elementary80%2.1Laguna Beach, CA

Aliso Viejo demographics profile

StatisticAliso ViejoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,54623291
Median age42.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English82%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Aliso Viejo

IndexAliso ViejoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.4%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college82.8%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.8%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.6%1.3%
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