Don Juan Avila Elementary School

26278 Wood Canyon Dr.
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Don Juan Avila Elementary School serves 750 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Don Juan Avila Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Don Juan Avila Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Don Juan Avila Elementary School's student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students750 students
This chart display total students of Don Juan Avila Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Don Juan Avila Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Don Juan Avila Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Don Juan Avila Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Don Juan Avila Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Don Juan Avila Elementary School is 0.67, which is more 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
#907 out of 9602 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Don Juan Avila Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
Asian
23%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
18%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
49%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Don Juan Avila Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.670.64
This chart display the diversity score of Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Don Juan Avila Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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 Don Juan Avila Elementary School is Capistrano Connections Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Don Juan Avila Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aliso Viejo Don Juan Avila Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,143 student
    0.0 miles
    26278 Wood Canyon Dr.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 362-0348
    0 6-8 1,143
  • Aliso Viejo Oak Grove Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 682 students
    0.4 miles
    22705 Sanborn
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 360-9001
    0.4 K-5 682
  • San Juan Capistrano Capistrano Connections Academy Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 3,617 students
    0.6 miles
    33272 Valle Rd.
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 461-1667
    0.6 K-12 3,617
  • Ripon California Connections Academy @ Ripon Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,151 student
    0.7 miles
    580 N. Wilma Ave. Ste. G
    Ripon, CA 95366
    (209) 253-1208
    0.7 K-12 1,151
  • Aliso Viejo Aliso Viejo Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,070 student
    1.2 miles
    111 Park Ave.
    Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
    (949) 831-2622
    1.2 6-8 1,070

School Reviews

Review Don Juan Avila Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Summer vacation may be a time for relaxation, but being away from school may result in significant learning loss. Learn about how you can keep your child’s brain sharp this summer.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?