Junipero Serra High School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Junipero Serra High School serves 161 students in grades 9-12.
Junipero Serra High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Junipero Serra High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Junipero Serra High School's student population of 161 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students161 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Junipero Serra High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Junipero Serra High School is 0.50, 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
#9063 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
65%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 and middle school to Junipero Serra High School is Bridges Community Day (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is San Juan Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Juan Capistrano Bridges Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 13 students
    0.2 miles
    31576 El Camino Real
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-5302
    0.2 7-12 13
  • San Juan Capistrano College And Career Advantage Vocational School
    Grades: 8-12
    0.2 miles
    33122 Valle Rd.
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-9464
    0.2 8-12 n/a
  • San Juan Capistrano San Juan Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 779 students
    0.3 miles
    31642 El Camino Real
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 493-4533
    0.3 K-5 779
  • San Juan Capistrano Harold Ambuehl Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    1.1 miles
    28001 San Juan Creek Rd.
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 661-0400
    1.1 K-5 377
  • San Juan Capistrano Kinoshita Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 590 students
    1.2 miles
    2 Via Positiva
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 489-2131
    1.2 K-5 590

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