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.
Ambuehl Elementary School 28001 San Juan Creek Rd, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 Ambuehl Elementary School is located on the scenic banks of San Juan Creek. The school was named a California…More Distinguished school in 2001-02, and has a very involved network of parent volunteers.
The Capistrano Unified School District includes 61 schools with a student population that has nearly doubled in the…More past 20 years to 50,000. The large district includes a substantial swath of South Orange County in 195-square-miles including, along with San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Dana Point, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita and the communities of Las Flores, Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Ladera Ranch and Wagon Wheel.
The large district offices are here in San Juan Capistrano.
Superintendent Joseph M. Farley is under the direction of the Board of Trustees: Ellen Addonizio, John Alpay, Amy Hanacek, Anna Bryson, Lynn Hatton, Jim Reardon and Gary Pritchard.
The Capo Unified schools within San Juan Capistrano city limits are: Ambuehl Elementary School, Del Obispo Elementary School, Kinoshita Elementary School, San Juan Elementary School, Marco Forster Middle School, Junipero Serra High School and San Juan Hills High School.
Old Fire Station Recreation Complex 31421 la Matanza St, San Juan Capistrano, CA92675 The Old Fire Station Recreation Complex is a series of buildings that includes the old fire station for the City of…More San Juan Capistrano. An old cottage that is now the office for the chamber of commerce is part of the complex too. There is also the Jean LaCougue Building, a historic building that was given to the city by the LaCougue family. It is now the senior citizens center, where various events are held for this group of local citizens. Other buildings house the offices for the San Juan Capistrano elementary school services and an office that is held by the local Native American Organization.
Del Obispo Elementary is part of a three-school complex near the San Juan Capistrano Community Center, Sports Park…More and Boys and Girls Club. It is next to Marco Forster Middle School and Kinoshita Elementary.
While the school is 35 years old, it has two new computer labs and new playground equipment. Its mascot is the dragon. The halls are marked with street signs with names such as Responsibility Road and Caring Lane.
Del Obispo was named a California Distinguished School in the 1998-99 school year by the California Department of Education.