PROFICIENCY 55% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
53%Saddleback Valley Unified
53%Mission Viejo

Mission Viejo High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Saddleback Valley Unified" in Mission Viejo, CA. There are a total of 2,438 students and 93 teachers at Mission Viejo High, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 333 free lunch students and 100 reduced lunch students.

Mission Viejo High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 43% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch333
Reduced lunch100


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment487
Taking some courses376
Taking some courses (not tests)104
Passing some courses327
Passing no courses42

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 Mission Viejo High, there are a total of 487 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 376 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School41%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School68%

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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Mission Viejo High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 59.2% 53.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 2.1% 1.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 8.1% 9.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.0% 29.1% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.6% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

La Paz Intermediate56%0.2Mission Viejo, CA
Linda Vista Elementary26%0.4Mission Viejo, CA
Valencia Elementary68%0.7Laguna Hills, CA
De Portola Elementary68%0.8Mission Viejo, CA
Cordillera Elementary49%0.8Mission Viejo, CA
Del Cerro Elementary53%0.9Mission Viejo, CA
Montevideo Elementary50%1.0Mission Viejo, CA
Newhart Middle School67%1.2Mission Viejo, CA
Lomarena Elementary47%1.2Laguna Hills, CA
Castille Elementary61%1.4Mission Viejo, CA
Viejo Elementary27%1.7Mission Viejo, CA
Los Alisos Intermediate48%1.7Mission Viejo, CA

Mission Viejo demographics profile

StatisticMission ViejoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,43423291
Median age44.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%

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%
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