Saddleback Valley Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 23,629 students in Saddleback Valley 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 Saddleback Valley Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Saddleback Valley Unified School District are De Portola Elementary School, Portola Hills Elementary School and Foothill Ranch Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Saddleback Valley Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Saddleback Valley Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Saddleback Valley Unified School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
33 Schools
10,289 Schools
# Students
23,629 Students
5,950,762 Students
# Teachers
965 Teachers
264,737 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Saddleback Valley Unified School District, which is ranked #320 of all 1,873 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 93% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#321 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Saddleback Valley Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saddleback Valley 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)
64%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saddleback Valley 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
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Saddleback Valley Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.63
# American Indian Students
32 Students
28,341 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
2,929 Students
702,306 Students
% Asian Students
12%
12%
# Hispanic Students
8,699 Students
3,302,330 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
56%
# Black Students
283 Students
306,500 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
9,607 Students
1,289,869 Students
% White Students
41%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
53 Students
25,742 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,022 Students
294,082 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,628
457,990
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,632
423,037
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,566
429,215
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,576
436,003
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,608
443,754
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,604
446,040
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,612
437,468
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,841
457,337
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,877
464,787
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,113
499,546
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,126
493,556
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,147
477,454
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,299
484,575
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,414 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,522. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,762 is less than the state median of $19,618. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$341 MM
$29 MM
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Spending
$325 MM
$29 MM
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Revenue / Student
$14,414
$19,522
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Saddleback Valley Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,762
$19,618
This chart display average spending per public school student in Saddleback Valley Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Saddleback Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
De Portola Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
27031 Preciados Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 586-5830
Grades: K-6
| 504 students
Rank: #22.
Portola Hills Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
19422 Saddleback Ranch Rd.
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679
(949) 459-9370
Grades: K-6
| 666 students
Rank: #33.
Foothill Ranch Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Torino Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 470-4885
Grades: K-6
| 1,043 students
Rank: #44.
Valencia Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25661 Paseo De Valencia
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 830-3650
Grades: K-6
| 499 students
Rank: #55.
Melinda Heights Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21001 Rancho Trabuco
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 888-7311
Grades: K-6
| 972 students
Rank: #66.
Rancho Santa Margarita Intermediate
Math: 63% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21931 Alma Aldea
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 459-8253
Grades: 7-8
| 1,136 students
Rank: #77.
La Paz Intermediate
Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25151 Pradera Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 830-1720
Grades: 7-8
| 801 students
Rank: #88.
Rancho Canada Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21801 Winding Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 768-5252
Grades: K-6
| 532 students
Rank: #99.
La Madera Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25350 Serrano Rd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 770-1415
Grades: K-6
| 593 students
Rank: #1010.
Trabuco Mesa Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21301 Avenida De Los Flores
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 858-3339
Grades: K-6
| 689 students
Rank: #1111.
Robinson Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
21400 Lindsay Dr.
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679
(949) 589-2446
Grades: K-6
| 400 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
El Toro High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25255 Toledo Way
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 586-6333
Grades: 9-12
| 2,219 students
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Trabuco Hills High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
27501 Mustang Run
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 768-1934
Grades: 9-12
| 2,718 students
Rank: #1414.
Montevideo Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
24071 Carrillo Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 586-8050
Grades: K-6
| 209 students
Rank: #1515.
Trabuco Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
31052 Trabuco Canyon Rd.
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678
(949) 858-0343
Grades: K-6
| 56 students
Rank: #1616.
Del Cerro Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
24382 Regina St.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 830-5430
Grades: K-6
| 393 students
Rank: #1717.
Lomarena Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25100 Earhart Rd.
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 581-1370
Grades: K-6
| 568 students
Rank: #1818.
Serrano Intermediate
Math: 50% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
24642 Jeronimo Rd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 586-3221
Grades: 7-8
| 1,034 students
Rank: #1919.
Mission Viejo High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
25025 Chrisanta Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 837-7722
Grades: 9-12
| 1,949 students
Rank: #2020.
Laguna Hills High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
25401 Paseo De Valencia
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 770-5447
Grades: 9-12
| 1,462 students
Rank: #2121.
Lake Forest Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
21801 Pittsford Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 830-9945
Grades: K-6
| 711 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Cielo Vista Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21811 Avenida De Los Fundadore
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
(949) 589-7456
Grades: K-6
| 632 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Del Lago Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
27181 Entidad St.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 855-1125
Grades: K-6
| 366 students
Rank: #2424.
Los Alisos Intermediate
Math: 38% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
25171 Moor Ave.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 830-9700
Grades: 7-8
| 747 students
Rank: #2525.
Glen Yermo Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
26400 Trabuco Rd.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 586-6766
Grades: K-6
| 320 students
Rank: #2626.
Ralph A. Gates Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
23882 Landisview Ave.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 837-2260
Grades: K-6
| 923 students
Rank: #2727.
San Joaquin Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
22182 Barbera
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 581-3450
Grades: K-6
| 173 students
Rank: #2828.
Santiago Steam Magnet Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
24982 Rivendell Dr.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 586-2820
Grades: K-6
| 497 students
Rank: #2929.
Linda Vista Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25222 Pericia Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 830-0970
Grades: K-6
| 232 students
Rank: #3030.
Olivewood Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
23391 Dune Mear Rd.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 837-6682
Grades: K-6
| 248 students
Rank: #3131.
Silverado High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
25632 Peter A. Hartman Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 586-8800
Grades: 9-12
| 253 students
Rank: n/an/a
Esperanza Education Center
Special Education School
25121 Pradera Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 830-5470
Grades: 7-12
| 84 students
Rank: n/an/a
24150 Lindley St.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 707-5276
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Saddleback Valley Unified
  • 25631 Peter A. Hartman Way, Mission Viejo, CA, 92691-3142
  • (949) 586-1234
  • svusd.k12.ca.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 23,629 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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