Capistrano Valley High School

26301 Via Escolar
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Capistrano Valley High School serves 2,105 students in grades 9-12.
Capistrano Valley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Capistrano Valley High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Capistrano Valley High School's student population of 2,105 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,105 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

Capistrano Valley High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Capistrano Valley High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2430 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
30%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
55%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCapistrano Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Capistrano Valley High School is Junipero Serra High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Niguel Hills Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Laguna Niguel Niguel Hills Middle School Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,072 student
    0.8 miles
    29070 Paseo Escuela
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 234-5360
    0.8 6-8 1,072
  • Laguna Niguel Hidden Hills Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 366 students
    1.2 miles
    25142 Hidden Hills Rd.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 495-0050
    1.2 K-5 366
  • Laguna Niguel Marian Bergeson Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 676 students
    1.2 miles
    25302 Rancho Niguel Rd.
    Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
    (949) 643-1540
    1.2 K-5 676
  • San Clemente Orange County Academy Of Sciences And Arts Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 295 students
    1.4 miles
    29292 Crown Valley Pkwy.
    San Clemente, CA 92673
    (949) 606-4937
    1.4 K-8 295
  • Ladera Ranch Oso Grande Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,137 student
    1.9 miles
    30251 Sienna Pkwy.
    Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
    (949) 234-5966
    1.9 K-5 1,137

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