Marco Forster Middle School is a large school with a diverse population. Its mascot is the roadrunner, and pennants…More from colleges and universities decorate the front office. Its motto is "Roadrunners are College Bound."
The school's namsake, Marco (Tom) Forster, was a charter member of the volunteer fire department, a justice of the peace of San Juan Township and a school board member from 1935-1965. The middle school was the district's first after unifying with San Clemente and Serra (Capistrano Beach) school districts.
Marco Forster is part of a three-school campus near the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, Sports Park and Boys and Girls Club. It shares its campus with Del Obispo Elementary and Kinoshita Elementary schools.