Capistrano Valley High School 26301 Via Escolar, Mission Viejo, CA92692 Out of the top 1,300 high schools in the country, Newsweek magazine ranks Capistrano Valley High at 502,…More putting it in the top 2.5 percent of all high schools nationwide. Behind the brick facade of the main building is a mall-like interior. In fact, everyone at Capo calls it "The Mall." A small amphitheater is in the center, and students, faculty and parents alike are sure to catch the orchestra and other groups practicing. Among some of the unique offerings at Capistrano Valley High is an animation class that achieves college credit, an Academy of Technology Math and Science and the International Baccalaureate program, a rigorous curriculum that helps students get accepted to top universities in the US and abroad.
Newhart Middle School offers many programs not common in this day and age. It has wood shop classes and a home…More economics program, and its music program has been nationally recognized. Another program at Newhart helps new English speakers learn the language.</p>
<p>A product of the Capistrano Unified School District, and having attended San Juan Elementary, Marco Forster Middle School and graduating Capistrano Valley High School, Jeff Jones will begin his first year at Newhart as Principal in the 2010-11 year.</p>
<p>The school is able to use the city of Mission Viejo's nearby baseball, basketball and soccer fields for physical education. The school's mascot is the panther.</p>
Carl Hankey K - 8 School 27252 Nubles, Mission Viejo, CA92692 Carl Hankey is a kindergarten through eighth grade school. The middle schoolers are separated from the elementary…More students. Carl Hankey offers an International Baccalaureate program which feeds into Capistrano Valley High School's IB program. Besides teaching the California standards, it also focuses on foreign language and technology. The program is self funded by parents and a grant from British Petroleum. The school mascot is the hawk. Carl Hankey, an orange rancher, was a school board member for many years and the unofficial weatherman in San Juan Capistrano.