Mission Viejo High School

  • Mission Viejo High School serves 2,438 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 76%.
  • Mission Viejo High School operates within the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.
  • Saddleback Valley Unified School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2438 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,438 students
Mission Viejo High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Mission Viejo High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 93 teachers
Mission Viejo High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Mission Viejo High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 24:1
Mission Viejo High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Mission Viejo High School American Indian Students (2005-2006)
Asian
9%
11%
Mission Viejo High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
27%
54%
Mission Viejo High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
2%
6%
Mission Viejo High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
58%
24%
Mission Viejo High School White Students (1989-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Mission Viejo High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Mission Viejo High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.41
Mission Viejo High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
50%
Mission Viejo High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
9%
Mission Viejo High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

  • Saddleback Valley Unified School District's student population of 29,003 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 85% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,105 in this district is less than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,581 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Saddleback Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
4
Number of Students Managed 29,003 1,597
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 83%
Saddleback Valley Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue $276 MM $20 MM
Saddleback Valley Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $261 MM $20 MM
Saddleback Valley Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,105 $12,314
Saddleback Valley Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,581 $12,270
Saddleback Valley Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school is Esperanza (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Esperanza (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Esperanza (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Mission ViejoEsperanzaSpecial Education School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 115 students
    0.3 miles
    25121 Pradera Dr.
    Mission ViejoCA 92691
    (949)830-5470
    0.3Inquire with school115
  • Mission Viejo La Paz Intermediate
    Grades: 7-8 | 862 students
    0.3 miles
    25151 Pradera Dr.
    Mission ViejoCA 92691
    (949)830-1720
    0.37-8862
  • Mission ViejoLinda Vista Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 392 students
    0.4 miles
    25222 Pericia Dr.
    Mission ViejoCA 92691
    (949)830-0970
    0.4KG-6392
  • Mission ViejoDe Portola Elementary SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: KG-6 | 571 students
    0.7 miles
    27031 Preciados Dr.
    Mission ViejoCA 92691
    (949)586-5830
    0.7KG-6571
  • Mission ViejoCordillera Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 644 students
    0.8 miles
    25952 Cordillera Dr.
    Mission ViejoCA 92691
    (949)830-3400
    0.8KG-6644

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