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Avg. test scores 8%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 56%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mission Viejo are 8% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Mission Viejo
  • 93.0% of people in Mission Viejo have completed 8th grade
  • 92.8% of people in Mission Viejo have completed high school
  • 47.2% of people in Mission Viejo have completed a bachelors degree

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      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%

      Mission Viejo, CA School Districts

      • Capistrano Unified School District
      • Saddleback Valley Unified School District

      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.

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      Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
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      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%
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      Vacaville, CA95,60742%15%
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      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.