Aliso Niguel High School

  • Aliso Niguel High School serves 3,068 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Aliso Niguel High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.
  • Aliso Niguel High School operates within the Capistrano Unified School District.
  • Capistrano Unified School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the California state average of 83%.

Top Placements

Aliso Niguel High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

School Overview

  • Aliso Niguel High School's student population of 3068 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,068 students
Gender %Aliso Niguel High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
Students by GradeAliso Niguel High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Aliso Niguel High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 9595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aliso Niguel High School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
37%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
48%
Student : Teacher Ratio29:124:1
Asian
14%
11%
Hispanic
18%
54%
Black
1%
6%
White
59%
24%
Two or more races
8%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsAliso Niguel High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.600.41
Graduation Rate≥99%
83%
Aliso Niguel High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Aliso Niguel High School is Capistrano Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 983 school districts in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Capistrano Unified School District's student population of 53,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,298 in this district is less than the state average of $11,049. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,425 is less than the state average of $11,340. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    63
    4
    Number of Students Managed53,7721,585
    Capistrano Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    37%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    48%
    District Graduation Rate
    97%
    83%
    District Total Revenue$393 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$399 MM$18 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,298$11,049
    District Spending / Student$7,425$11,340
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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