San Juan Elementary School

31642 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
San Juan Elementary School serves 779 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
San Juan Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

San Juan Elementary School's student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students779 students
This chart display total students of San Juan Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of San Juan Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of San Juan Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of San Juan Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

San Juan Elementary 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 San Juan Elementary School is 0.40, 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
#4995 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of San Juan Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of San Juan 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)
36%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of San Juan 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 Ratio28:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of San Juan 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 San Juan Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 1994-95 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in San Juan Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
75%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in San Juan Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in San Juan Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
21%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in San Juan 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
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in San Juan 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 San Juan Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score
0.400.64
This chart display the diversity score of San Juan 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
63%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in San Juan 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
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in San Juan 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 and middle school to San Juan Elementary School is Bridges Community Day (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harold Ambuehl Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • San Juan Capistrano Bridges Community Day Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 13 students
    0.1 miles
    31576 El Camino Real
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-5302
    0.1 7-12 13
  • San Juan Capistrano College And Career Advantage Vocational School
    Grades: 8-12
    0.1 miles
    33122 Valle Rd.
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-9464
    0.1 8-12 n/a
  • San Juan Capistrano Junipero Serra High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 161 students
    0.3 miles
    31422 Camino Capistrano
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 489-7216
    0.3 9-12 161
  • San Juan Capistrano Harold Ambuehl Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
    0.8 miles
    28001 San Juan Creek Rd.
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 661-0400
    0.8 K-5 377
  • San Juan Capistrano Capistrano Virtual/home Alternative School
    Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 103 students
    1.1 miles
    32972 Calle Perfecto
    San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
    (949) 234-9374
    1.1 K-8 103

School Reviews

Review San Juan 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
The results are in from Education Week’s annual public school rankings – and Maryland schools take the top spot for the fourth year in a row.
A number of cases have recently been introduced nationwide regarding the use of Facebook and public school staff and students. We’ll take a look at the latest situations and ask once again where the line between public school and social media should be drawn.
How well are digital textbooks performing for students? We examine the move to digital textbooks, as well as the pros and cons of using online resources rather than traditional paper.