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71%
  • Melinda Heights Elementary
  • 21001 Rancho Trabuco, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 1,077
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
70%
  • Arroyo Vista Middle School
  • 23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
68%
  • Trabuco Mesa Elementary
  • 21301 Avenida De Los Flores, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 581
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
68%
  • Tijeras Creek Elementary
  • 23072 Avenida Empresa, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
62%
  • Arroyo Vista Elementary
  • 23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
62%
  • Robinson Elementary
  • 21400 Lindsay Dr., Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 655
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
61%
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate
  • 21931 Alma Aldea, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 1,353
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
45%
  • Cielo Vista Elementary
  • 21811 Avenida De Los Fundador, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 821
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
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Rancho Santa Margarita school information

IndexRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores63%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio24:120:116:1
Total public schools78,30879,221
Total private schools73,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Rancho Santa Margarita, CA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rancho Santa Margarita public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 66% higher than than the California average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rancho Santa Margarita public schools is 24:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.4% have completed high school, 49.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Rancho Santa Margarita

IndexRancho Santa MargaritaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree60.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

There are a total of 7 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Rancho Santa Margarita. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Rancho Santa Margarita, CA schools is 63%. The average student to teacher ratio is 24:1. In Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, an average of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Rancho Santa Margarita 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 Rancho Santa Margarita, CA schools.

Source: The Rancho Santa Margarita, 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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