San Clemente Schools | Schools in San Clemente

San Clemente public schools are part of the Capistrano Unified School District, one of the best school districts in California with regards to test scores. There are 6 elementary schools and 3 middle schools spread throughout the city along with a few private school options. San Clemente High School, the only high school in the city, has test scores that are ranked in the top 1.3% of high schools nationwide.

Elementary Schools

Clarence Lobo Elementary School

200 Avenida Vista Montana
(949) 366-6740
School website: http://cles.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: K-5
  • Located in the Rancho San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 512 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 833

Concordia Elementary School

3120 Avenida del Presidente
(949) 492-3060
School website: http://cces.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: K-5
  • Located in the Southwest San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 628 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 897
  • California Distinguished School

Las Palmas Elementary School

1101 Calle Puente
(949) 234-5333
School website: http://lpes.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: K-5
  • Located in the Central San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 714 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 815
  • California Distinguished School

Marblehead Elementary School

2410 Via Turqueza
(949) 234-5339
School website: http://mhes.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: K-5
  • Located in the Marblehead neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 633 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 805

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Parish School

105 N. La Esperanza
(949) 492-7320
School website: http://olfschool.net

  • Private School
  • Grades: Preschool, K-8
  • Located in the Central San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010 total enrollment – 280 students

Our Savior’s Lutheran School

200 Avenida San Pablo
(949) 492-6165
School website: http://www.oursaviorsschool.net

  • Private School
  • Grades: Preschool, K-5
  • Located in the Southeast San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010 total enrollment – 281 students
  • National Blue Ribbon School

St. Michael’s Christian Academy

107 W. Marquita
(949) 366-9468
School website: http://www.gotosmca.org

  • Private School
  • Grades: Preschool, K-8
  • Located in the Central San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010 total enrollment – 119 students

Truman Benedict Elementary School

1251 Sarmentoso
(949) 498-6617
School website: http://tbes.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: K-5
  • Located in the Forster Ranch neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 722 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 913

Vista del Mar Elementary School

1130 Avenida Talega
(949) 234-5950
School website: http://vdmes.capousd.ca.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: K-5
  • Located in the Talega neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 1,096 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 925

 

Middle Schools

Bernice Ayer Middle School

1271 Sarmentoso
(949) 366-9607
School website: http://bams.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Located in the Forster Ranch neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 867 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 898
  • California Distinguished School; California “School to Watch”

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Parish School

105 N. La Esperanza
(949) 492-7320
School website: http://olfschool.net

  • Private School
  • Grades: Preschool, K-8
  • Located in the Central San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010 total enrollment – 280 students

Shorecliffs Middle School

240 Via Socorro
(949) 498-1660
School website: http://shorecliffs.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Located in the North San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 1,077 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 857

St. Michael’s Christian Academy

107 W. Marquita
(949) 366-9468
School website: http://www.gotosmca.org

  • Private School
  • Grades: Preschool, K-8
  • Located in the Central San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010 total enrollment – 119 students

Vista del Mar Middle School

1130 Avenida Talega
(949) 234-5955
School website: http://vdm.schoolloop.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Located in the Talega neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 487 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 921

High Schools

San Clemente High School

700 Avenida Pico
(949) 492-4165
School website: http://www.sctritons.com

  • Public School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Located in the Central San Clemente neighborhood
  • 2010-11 total enrollment – 3,063 students
  • 2011 Growth API score – 839
  • California Distinguished School

 

For more information on San Clemente’s school district, please call the Capistrano Unified School District at (949) 234-9200 or visit their website.