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78%
  • Oxford Preparatory Academy - South Orange County
  • 23001 La Palma, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 826
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
68%
  • De Portola Elementary
  • 27031 Preciados Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 571
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
67%
  • Newhart Middle School
  • 25001 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,276
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
64%
  • Bathgate Elementary
  • 27642 Napoli Way, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 708
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
63%
  • Trabuco Hills High
  • 27501 Cordova Rd., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,960
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
63%
  • Philip J. Reilly Elementary/special Education
  • 24171 Pavion, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 547
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
61%
  • Castille Elementary
  • 24042 Via La Coruna, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 618
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
58%
  • Capistrano Valley High
  • 26301 Via Escolar, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
56%
  • La Paz Intermediate
  • 25151 Pradera Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 862
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
56%
  • Carl Hankey Middle School
  • 27252 Nubles, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 232
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
55%
  • Mission Viejo High
  • 25025 Chrisanta Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,438
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
53%
  • Del Cerro Elementary
  • 24382 Regina St., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
50%
  • Montevideo Elementary
  • 24071 Carrillo Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 472
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
49%
  • Cordillera Elementary
  • 25952 Cordillera Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 644
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
48%
  • Los Alisos Intermediate
  • 25171 Moor Ave., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 948
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
46%
  • Carl Hankey Elementary
  • 27252 Nubles St., Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 397
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
40%
  • Del Lago Elementary
  • 27181 Entidad St., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 659
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
35%
  • Glen Yermo Elementary
  • 26400 Trabuco Rd., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 388
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
27%
  • Viejo Elementary
  • 26782 Via Grande, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 397
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
26%
  • Linda Vista Elementary
  • 25222 Pericia Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 392
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
n/a
  • Silverado High
  • 25632 Peter A. Hartman Way, Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 205
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
n/a
  • Mira Monte High (alternative)
  • 25632 Diseno Dr., Mission Viejo
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 51
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 51:1
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Mission Viejo school information

IndexMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores53%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools258,30879,221
Total private schools143,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools21,0857,963
The Mission Viejo, CA educational system consists of 25 public schools, 14 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mission Viejo public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 39% higher than than the California average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mission Viejo public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.8% have completed high school, 47.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Mission Viejo

IndexMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.8%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.1%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.2%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 25 public schools, 14 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Mission Viejo. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mission Viejo, CA schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In Mission Viejo, CA, an average of 93.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Mission Viejo schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Mission Viejo, CA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
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Laguna Beach, CA23,20472%46%
Coto de Caza, CA14,84569%39%
Las Flores, CA5,67168%39%
Mission Viejo, CA96,17853%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Portsmouth, VA96,07173%48%
Tuscaloosa, AL96,35236%26%
Lawton, OK96,72872%46%
Vacaville, CA95,60742%15%
Dearborn, MI95,52044%10%
Mission Viejo, CA96,17853%8%
Source: The Mission Viejo, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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