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For the 2021 school year, there are 61 public schools serving 53,549 students in Capistrano Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Capistrano Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Capistrano Unified School District are Ladera Ranch Middle School, Vista Del Mar Elementary School and Wagon Wheel Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Capistrano Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
School District Websitehttp://www.capousd.org
School District Phone Number(949) 234-9200
School District Grades OfferedKG - 12
2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (CA)
# of Schools62 Schools10,337 Schools
# of Students53,549 Students6,194,425 Students
# of Teachers2,041 Teachers264,623 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1

District Rank

Capistrano Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#199 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Capistrano Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Capistrano Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.610.64
# of American Indian Students105 Students32,923 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students4,063 Students718,723 Students
% Asian Students
8%
12%
# of Hispanic Students14,239 Students3,364,711 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
54%
# of Black Students704 Students337,249 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# of White Students29,872 Students1,436,577 Students
% White Students
56%
23%
# of Hawaiian Students78 Students28,735 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students4,488 Students272,835 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18
# of Students in Kindergarten:3,722530,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:3,559456,718
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3,580454,144
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3,725445,871
# of Students in 4th Grade:3,747465,072
# of Students in 5th Grade:4,012470,456
# of Students in 6th Grade:4,132484,451
# of Students in 7th Grade:4,508474,188
# of Students in 8th Grade:4,330471,709
# of Students in 9th Grade:4,388493,048
# of Students in 10th Grade:4,516481,274
# of Students in 11th Grade:4,579473,176
# of Students in 12th Grade:4,590485,988
# of Ungraded Students:1618,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,418 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,053. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,569 is less than the state median of $14,597. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (CA)
Total Revenue$558 MM$28 MM
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Spending$512 MM$27 MM
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Revenue / Student$10,418$15,053
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Capistrano Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,569$14,597
This chart display average spending per public school student in Capistrano Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Capistrano Unified School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Ladera Ranch Middle School Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    29551 Sienna Pkwy.
    Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
    (949) 234-5922

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,533 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Vista Del Mar Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1130 Ave. Talega
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 234-5950

    Grades: K-5 | 1,049 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Wagon Wheel Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    30912 Bridle Path
    Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679
    (949) 589-1953

    Grades: K-5 | 426 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Oso Grande Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    30251 Sienna Pkwy.
    Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
    (949) 234-5966

    Grades: K-5 | 1,137 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Arroyo Vista Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    23371 Arroyo Vista
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 234-5951

    Grades: 6-8 | 397 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Vista Del Mar Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1130 Ave. Talega
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 234-5955

    Grades: 6-8 | 642 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Ladera Ranch Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    29551 Sienna Pkwy.
    Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
    (949) 234-5915

    Grades: K-5 | 769 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Moulton Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    29851 Highlands Ave.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 234-5980

    Grades: K-5 | 632 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Canyon Vista Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    27800 Oak View Dr.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 234-5941

    Grades: K-5 | 581 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Laguna Niguel Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    27922 Niguel Heights Blvd.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 234-5308

    Grades: K-5 | 492 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Castille Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    24042 Via La Coruna
    Mission Viejo, CA 92691
    (949) 234-5976

    Grades: K-5 | 567 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Don Juan Avila Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    26278 Wood Canyon Dr.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 362-0348

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,143 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Chaparral Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    29001 Sienna Pkwy.
    Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
    (949) 234-5349

    Grades: K-5 | 795 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Tesoro High School Math: 64% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1 Tesoro Creek Rd.
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 234-5310

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,583 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Bathgate Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    27642 Napoli Way
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 348-0451

    Grades: K-5 | 660 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Capistrano Virtual/home Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    32972 Calle Perfecto
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-9374

    Grades: K-8 | 103 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Las Flores Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    25862 Antonio Pkwy.
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 589-6543

    Grades: 6-8 | 935 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    22705 Sanborn
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 360-9001

    Grades: K-5 | 682 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Tijeras Creek Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    23072 Avenida Empresa
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 234-5300

    Grades: K-5 | 374 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Concordia Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    3120 Avenida Del Presidente
    San Clemente, CA 92672
    (949) 492-3060

    Grades: K-5 | 587 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Don Juan Avila Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    26278 Wood Canyon Dr.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 349-9452

    Grades: K-5 | 750 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Newhart Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25001 Veterans Way
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 855-0162

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,249 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Arroyo Vista Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    23371 Arroyo Vista
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 234-5951

    Grades: K-5 | 560 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Las Flores Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25862 Antonio Pkwy.
    Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
    (949) 589-6935

    Grades: K-5 | 633 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Truman Benedict Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1251 Sarmentoso
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 498-6617

    Grades: K-5 | 651 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    John Malcom Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    32261 Charles Ave.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 248-0542

    Grades: K-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    George White Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25422 Chapparosa Park Dr.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 249-3875

    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Aliso Viejo Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    111 Park Ave.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 831-2622

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,070 student
  • Rank: #2929.
    Aliso Niguel High School Math: 54% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    28000 Wolverine Way
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 831-5590

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,120 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Marian Bergeson Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    25302 Rancho Niguel Rd.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 643-1540

    Grades: K-5 | 676 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Carl Hankey Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    27252 Nubles
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 234-5315

    Grades: 6-8 | 234 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    San Juan Hills High School Math: 49% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    29211 Stallion Ridge
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-5900

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,556 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Philip J. Reilly Elementary/special Education Math: 57% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    24171 Pavion
    Mission Viejo, CA 92692
    (949) 454-1590

    Grades: K-5 | 483 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Bernice Ayer Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1271 Sarmentoso
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 366-9607

    Grades: 6-8 | 896 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Niguel Hills Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    29070 Paseo Escuela
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 234-5360

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,072 student
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