Shorecliffs Middle School

240 Via Socorro
San Clemente, CA 92672
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 766 students in grades 6-8, Shorecliffs Middle School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : 58% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : 63% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Shorecliffs Middle School's student population of 766 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
766 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Shorecliffs Middle School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
58%
40%
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(18-19)
63%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Shorecliffs Middle 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
31%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Shorecliffs Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
57%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Shorecliffs Middle School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Shorecliffs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shorecliffs Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Shorecliffs Middle School often compared to?
Shorecliffs Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bernice Ayer Middle School, Vista Del Mar Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 63% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Shorecliffs Middle School?
766 students attend Shorecliffs Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Shorecliffs Middle School students are White, 31% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shorecliffs Middle School?
Shorecliffs Middle School has a student ration of 20:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Shorecliffs Middle School offer ?
Shorecliffs Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Shorecliffs Middle School part of?
Shorecliffs Middle School is part of Capistrano Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 766 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : 58% (Top 1%)
  • : 63% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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