PROFICIENCY 58% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
44%Mission Viejo

Capistrano Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in Mission Viejo, CA. There are a total of 2,384 students and 87 teachers at Capistrano Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 444 free lunch students and 112 reduced lunch students.

Capistrano Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.5%, which is 51% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch444
Reduced lunch112


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment926
Taking some courses651
Taking some courses (not tests)272
Passing some courses446
Passing no courses185

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 Capistrano Valley High, there are a total of 926 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 651 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School49%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School66%

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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Capistrano Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 57.4% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.1% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.2% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.1% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

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Oso Grande Elementary73%1.8Ladera Ranch, CA
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Carl Hankey Middle School56%2.1Mission Viejo, CA
Carl Hankey Elementary46%2.1Mission Viejo, CA
Ladera Ranch Middle School77%2.1Ladera Ranch, CA
Ladera Ranch Elementary70%2.1Ladera Ranch, CA
Viejo Elementary27%2.2Mission Viejo, CA
Laguna Niguel Elementary69%2.4Laguna Niguel, CA

Mission Viejo demographics profile

StatisticMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,24423291
Median age48.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish13%29%13%

Education level achieved in Mission Viejo

IndexMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.1%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.7%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.0%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters19.0%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.2%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.6%1.3%
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