PROFICIENCY 52% 35% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
68%Aliso Viejo

Wood Canyon Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Aliso Viejo, CA. There are a total of 449 students and 17 teachers at Wood Canyon Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 101 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

Wood Canyon Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.5%, which is 35% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch101
Reduced lunch29


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Wood Canyon Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

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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Wood Canyon Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 45.9% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.4% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.1% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 34.7% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.4% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Don Juan Avila Middle School69%1.9Aliso Viejo, CA

Aliso Viejo demographics profile

StatisticAliso ViejoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,55523291
Median age33.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%52%55%
Speak English78%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in Aliso Viejo

IndexAliso ViejoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school95.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college88.6%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%
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