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78%
  • Vista Del Mar Middle School
  • 1130 Ave. Talega, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 614
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
78%
  • Oxford Preparatory Academy - South Orange County
  • 23001 La Palma, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 826
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
77%
  • Ladera Ranch Middle School
  • 29551 Sienna Pkwy., Ladera Ranch
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
73%
  • Las Flores Middle School
  • 25862 Antonio Pkwy., Las Flores
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,053
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
73%
  • Vista Del Mar Elementary
  • 1130 Ave. Talega, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 1,118
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
73%
  • Oso Grande Elementary
  • 30251 Sienna Pkwy., Ladera Ranch
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 1,214
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
72%
  • Aliso Niguel High
  • 28000 Wolverine Way, Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3,036
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
71%
  • Aliso Viejo Middle School
  • 111 Park Ave., Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,086
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
70%
  • Arroyo Vista Middle School
  • 23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
70%
  • Ladera Ranch Elementary
  • 29551 Sienna Pkwy., Ladera Ranch
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 889
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
69%
  • Chaparral Elementary
  • 29001 Sienna Pkwy., Ladera Ranch
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 874
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
69%
  • Laguna Niguel Elementary
  • 27922 Niguel Heights Blvd., Laguna Niguel
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 533
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
69%
  • Wagon Wheel Elementary
  • 30912 Bridle Path, Coto de Caza
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 554
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
69%
  • Don Juan Avila Middle School
  • 26278 Wood Canyon Dr., Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,236
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
68%
  • Tijeras Creek Elementary
  • 23072 Avenida Empresa, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
67%
  • Newhart Middle School
  • 25001 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,276
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
67%
  • Canyon Vista Elementary
  • 27800 Oak View Dr., Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 715
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
67%
  • Tesoro High
  • 1 Tesoro Creek Rd., Las Flores
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,355
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
66%
  • Truman Benedict Elementary
  • 1251 Sarmentoso, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 677
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
65%
  • Las Flores Elementary
  • 25862 Antonio Pkwy., Las Flores
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 552
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
65%
  • Bernice Ayer Middle School
  • 1271 Sarmentoso, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 896
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
64%
  • Don Juan Avila Elementary
  • 26278 Wood Canyon Dr., Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
64%
  • John Malcom Elementary
  • 32261 Charles Ave., Laguna Niguel
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 709
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
64%
  • Bathgate Elementary
  • 27642 Napoli Way, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 708
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
64%
  • Dana Hills High
  • 33333 Golden Lantern, Dana Point
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,716
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
64%
  • San Clemente High
  • 700 Avenido Pico, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3,036
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
63%
  • Philip J. Reilly Elementary/special Education
  • 24171 Pavion, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 547
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 24:1
63%
  • Niguel Hills Middle School
  • 29070 Paseo Escuela, Laguna Niguel
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
63%
  • Moulton Elementary
  • 29851 Highlands Ave., Laguna Niguel
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 660
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
62%
  • Oak Grove Elementary
  • 22705 Sanborn, Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 739
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
62%
  • Arroyo Vista Elementary
  • 23371 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 33:1
61%
  • Castille Elementary
  • 24042 Via La Coruna, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 618
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
59%
  • Marian Bergeson Elementary
  • 25302 Rancho Niguel Rd., Laguna Niguel
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 620
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
59%
  • Concordia Elementary
  • 3120 Avenida Del Presidente, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 663
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
59%
  • San Juan Hills High
  • 29211 Vista Montana, San Juan Capistrano
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,391
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
58%
  • Community Roots Academy
  • 23431 Knollwood P-31, Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
58%
  • Capistrano Valley High
  • 26301 Via Escolar, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,384
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
57%
  • George White Elementary
  • 25422 Chapparosa Park Dr., Laguna Niguel
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 637
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
56%
  • Carl Hankey Middle School
  • 27252 Nubles, Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 232
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
52%
  • Shorecliffs Middle School
  • 240 Via Socorro, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,021
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
52%
  • Wood Canyon Elementary
  • 23431 Knollwood, Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 449
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
50%
  • Journey
  • 27102 Foxborough, Aliso Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 400
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
50%
  • Palisades Elementary
  • 26462 Via Sacramento, Dana Point
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 519
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
49%
  • Capistrano Connections Academy
  • 33272 Valle Rd., San Juan Capistrano
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 2,409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 32:1
48%
  • Marco Forster Middle School
  • 25601 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
48%
  • Del Obispo Elementary
  • 25591 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
47%
  • Clarence Lobo Elementary
  • 200 Avenida Vista Montana, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 417
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
47%
  • Harold Ambuehl Elementary
  • 28001 San Juan Creek Rd., San Juan Capistrano
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 403
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
46%
  • Marblehead Elementary
  • 2410 Via Turqueza, San Clemente
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 412
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
46%
  • Carl Hankey Elementary
  • 27252 Nubles St., Mission Viejo
  • Capistrano Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 397
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 31:1
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San Juan Capistrano school information

IndexSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores44%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:120:116:1
Total public schools88,30879,221
Total private schools83,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools11,0857,963
The San Juan Capistrano, CA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. San Juan Capistrano public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 15% higher than than the California average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Juan Capistrano public schools is 20:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 36.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

San Juan Capistrano, CA School Districts

Capistrano Unified School District

Listed above are Capistrano Unified, San Juan Capistrano schools. To customize your list of Capistrano Unified 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 Capistrano Unified schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Ladera Ranch, CA27,12172%46%
Laguna Beach, CA23,20472%46%
Coto de Caza, CA14,84569%39%
Las Flores, CA5,67168%39%
San Juan Capistrano, CA36,00644%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Del Rio, TX36,00763%28%
San Juan, TX35,98368%38%
Leavenworth, KS35,94838%23%
Richmond, IN36,08258%18%
Temple City, CA36,08461%24%
San Juan Capistrano, CA36,00644%11%
Source: The San Juan Capistrano, 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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