PROFICIENCY 59% 55% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
58%Capistrano Unified
63%San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Hills High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Capistrano Unified" in San Juan Capistrano, CA. There are a total of 2,391 students and 87 teachers at San Juan Hills High, for a student to teacher ratio of 28 to 1. There are a total of 446 free lunch students and 109 reduced lunch students.

San Juan Hills High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.0%, which is 55% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio28:1
Free lunch446
Reduced lunch109


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment735
Taking some courses446
Taking some courses (not tests)289
Passing some courses318
Passing no courses128

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 San Juan Hills High, there are a total of 735 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 446 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School42%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School76%

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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San Juan Hills High race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 56.7% 58.7% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 1.2% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.9% 7.0% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 33.3% 25.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Harold Ambuehl Elementary47%1.3San Juan Capistrano, CA
San Juan Elementary38%2.1San Juan Capistrano, CA
Bernice Ayer Middle School65%2.5San Clemente, CA
Truman Benedict Elementary66%2.5San Clemente, CA
Vista Del Mar Middle School78%2.8San Clemente, CA
Vista Del Mar Elementary73%2.8San Clemente, CA
Oso Grande Elementary73%3.1Ladera Ranch, CA
Kinoshita Elementary20%3.2San Juan Capistrano, CA
Capistrano Connections Academy49%3.3San Juan Capistrano, CA
Marco Forster Middle School48%3.3San Juan Capistrano, CA
Del Obispo Elementary48%3.4San Juan Capistrano, CA
Marblehead Elementary46%3.6San Clemente, CA

San Juan Capistrano demographics profile

StatisticSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,80323291
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English77%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Education level achieved in San Juan Capistrano

IndexSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
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%
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Source: The San Juan Hills High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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