San Juan Sea Lions 26351 Junipero Serra Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 San Juan Sea Lions is a summer league summer swim team based at JSerra Catholic School. Directed by head coach Mary…More McLaughlin, the team offers a program for children ages 5 - 14. The Lions practice at the JSerra Pool during the week, Monday through Thursday. The San Juan Sea Lions are part of the South Orange County Swim League and compete against teams throughout South Orange County.
JSerra Catholic High School is a private school under the direction of the Orange County Archdiocese of the Roman…More Catholic Church. The school is open to students of all faiths, but the curriculum is based on the teachings of Catholicism. All students take four years of religion and tuition is the same regardless of religious beliefs.
It is a relatively new facility yet has quickly become a respected school due to the high college acceptance rate of its pupils. Grades nine through 12 are enrolled at the coed school. There is an active sports program that covers winter, spring and summer sports teams, and the grounds include a football field, pool and gymnasium. A virtual tour of the school is available on JSerra's website.
Mission Basilica School 31641 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 Mission Basilica School is a Catholic school serving residents in South Orange County. It is a Blue Ribbon school…More for academic excellence and offers single grade classrooms from pre-kindgergarten through eighth grade. Its programs include a variety of core curriculum and extra curriculur activities as well as half- and full-day pre-kindergarten care. Students can partake in programs such as cheer, choir, drama club, sports, spelling bee and academic decathlon. Mission Parish School serves residents of San Juan Capistrano, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niquel, Laguna Hills, Dana Point, Mission Viejo, Capistrano Beach, San Clemente, Aliso Viejo and Newport Beach.
San Juan Capistrano, population 34,839 according to 2006 Census data, is nestled among rolling hills and located…More directly off the I-5. Its residents distinguish their city from other South Orange County ones by highlighting its history as one of California's oldest towns, and its swaths of open space and its numerous schools, including four private high schools.
The city is located less than four miles from the coast, with an easily accessible trail that leads bicyclists and pedestrians to Doheny Sate Beach. Its small downtown is filled with mom-and-pop restaurants and retailers, but its crown is the Mission San Juan Capistrano—"The Jewel of the Missions"—which was founded in 1776. Visitors departing the Amtrak or Metrolink train enter the heart of downtown in the Los Rios Historic District, which comprises one of the oldest continuing neighborhoods in Orange County, including three adobe homes built in 1794.
In the shadows of the historic San Juan Capistrano Mission, San Juan Elementary, also known as San Juan School, is…More South Orange County's oldest school. It's celebrating its 160th anniversary in the 2010-11 academic year.
For students in kindergarten through sixth grade, San Juan Elementary features the "Two-Way" dual-immersion program. This program helps students to achieve bi-literacy in English and Spanish. It's such a popular program, parents must put their children on a waiting list to get in.
The school requires uniforms and features two modern computer labs.
Head Start 31485 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 Head Start is a national child development program that was created by the federal government in 1965. This local…More chapter is run by the OCHS (Orange County Head Start) and has been in operation since 1979. Head Start is a program that assists in the education and care of pre-school children from low-income families at no cost. Children and families leave the program with a greater sense of confidence when they enter the first grade.