PROFICIENCY 69% 80% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
57%Laguna Niguel

Laguna Niguel Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Laguna Niguel, CA. There are a total of 533 students and 17 teachers at Laguna Niguel Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 32 to 1. There are a total of 88 free lunch students and 12 reduced lunch students.

Laguna Niguel Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.5%, which is 80% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio32:1
Free lunch88
Reduced lunch12


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 Laguna Niguel 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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Laguna Niguel Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.3% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 10.1% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.6% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.5% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Laguna Niguel demographics profile

StatisticLaguna NiguelCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,40823291
Median age43.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%52%55%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

Education level achieved in Laguna Niguel

IndexLaguna NiguelCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college84.1%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.0%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Laguna Niguel Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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