PROFICIENCY 49% 27% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
44%San Juan Capistrano

Capistrano Connections Academy is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in San Juan Capistrano, CA. There are a total of 2,409 students and 76 teachers at Capistrano Connections Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 32 to 1. There are a total of 703 free lunch students and 190 reduced lunch students.

Capistrano Connections Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 48.5%, which is 27% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio32:1
Free lunch703
Reduced lunch190


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Connections Academy, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School20-24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School70-74%

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 Connections Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 14.2% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 20.6% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 12.1% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.5% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 31.3% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Opportunities For Learning - Capistrano35%0.8Dana Point, CA
Marco Forster Middle School48%0.9San Juan Capistrano, CA
Del Obispo Elementary48%0.9San Juan Capistrano, CA
Kinoshita Elementary20%1.0San Juan Capistrano, CA
Palisades Elementary50%1.2Dana Point, CA
Dana Hills High64%1.6Dana Point, CA
San Juan Elementary38%1.9San Juan Capistrano, CA
Richard Henry Dana Elementary30%2.2Dana Point, CA
Harold Ambuehl Elementary47%2.3San Juan Capistrano, CA
John Malcom Elementary64%2.4Laguna Niguel, CA
Truman Benedict Elementary66%2.8San Clemente, CA
George White Elementary57%2.8Laguna Niguel, CA

San Juan Capistrano demographics profile

StatisticSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,49523291
Median age42.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English64%56%79%
Speak Spanish33%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Juan Capistrano

IndexSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%
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