|Rating||8 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Capistrano Unified|
|Location||26301 Via Escolar
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
Capistrano Valley High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 133rd in the best public high schools in California.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Capistrano Valley High student body is mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population and has high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.2%||5|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||0.1%||2|
|Two or more races||5.3%||127|
18.6% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Capistrano Valley High students are largely upper income and rank 207th in California for high school student family income.
Students at Capistrano Valley High scored an average 58% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 21% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Girls||45% to 49%*||70% to 74%*|
|Boys||50% to 54%*||55% to 59%*|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||70% to 79%*||80% to 89%*|
|Hispanic||25% to 29%*||50% to 54%*|
|Multiracial||60% to 79%*||60% to 79%*|
|White||55% to 59%*||70% to 74%*|
|With Disabilites||20% or less*||20% or less*|
|Limited English||20% or less*||20% or less*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Capistrano Valley High students in 2016 was 1175.
575 out of 1,253 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (46%). College admission testing participation is well above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 19% for participation.
Capistrano Valley High offers 19 AP courses. 39 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Capistrano Valley High had 631 taking AP exams with a 446 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 70% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||71%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||39%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||10%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||34%|
|AP Courses Offered||19|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||15%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||18%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%|
Capistrano Valley High
26301 Via Escolar
Mission Viejo, CA
San Juan Capistrano, CA