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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
San Juan Hills High School is a top rated, public school located in San Juan Capistrano, CA. It has 2,450 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 26 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.
Address
29211 Stallion Ridge
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Telephone
(949) 234-5900

San Juan Hills High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1230
370 responses
Average ACT
28
265 responses
AP Enrollment
40%
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    D
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$81,730
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,886
National
$949
Median Home Value
$635,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.47 responses
Poll
85%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.47 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 203 responses
Report
  • Clash of the Classes
    22%
  • Pep rallys and school dances
    17%
  • Football games, clash of classes, clubs
    16%
  • Spirit days
    14%
  • My team's games and my dance performances
    7%
  • Theatre
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,450
Free or Reduced Lunch
25%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.54 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.54 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.54 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
26:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$87,949
Teachers in First/Second Year
25.6%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.70 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.70 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.70 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$8,126/ year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.70 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.70 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.70 responses
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I love the community and spirit of San Juan Hills High School. These past four years have allowed me to grow academically and mentally. There is a wide variety of classes varying from AP to afterschool ROP that allow students to explore different interests and possible career paths. However, not every teacher is qualified to be teaching certain courses and there are inconsistencies within the same class (different teachers) in terms of the course itself and the way assignments are graded as well as inconsistencies within departments as well. The classes are challenging and rigorous, and I normally do feel well educated on the course after I have taken it. Despite not having the best football team, our school has so much spirit! However, our arts program is one of the best in the district and is hardly highlighted and commended compared to the hype that is given to the sports teams.
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At San Juan Hills, every student matters. The faculty and staff make sure that every student feels cared for and accepted. As a senior here, the last four years have been filled with life long memories of support from my teachers and true joy of fulfilling my education. Through my hardships in life, my teachers could always find a way to make me smile and would go the extra mile for me when I asked for help. The only change I could possibly think of is to give them a raise because of the tremendous work they do each and every day. I will forever be appreciative of San Juan Hills High School for giving me the bedt high school experience a student could ask for!
This school has the nicest students EVER. There are incredible, passionate, and intelligent kids here who truly care about each other and what is going on in this world. Furthermore, the teachers are phenomenal; some of the teachers I have had can be proudly called my close friends. The guidance counselors genuinely care about the students and meet with every single one of their students. There are tons of clubs and sports to get involved with, if you're lonely, it's your fault! The academics are absolutely phenomenal, especially when you're an upper class man because you get more of a choice in your schedule. Overall, the best high school in the district.