Capistrano Valley Christian School Private School football 2017 California USA



Number of Students

475 (22% international)

SAT Average (Out of 1600)


Accepting Students in Grades


Capistrano Valley Christian Schools

Private Day School – San Juan Capistrano , California

NOTE: Host families for students studying at this school are recruited by the school.

Capistrano Valley Christian is a National Blue Ribbon School where 98% of its graduates go on to attend their first college of choice. Capistrano Valley Christian Schools offers international students Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE) courses. Attending students benefit from more than 10 Advanced Placement Courses, digital textbooks and resources for their classes, and Capistrano's 1-1 laptop program.

The facilities include a main building, administration building, library, career center, activity center, worship center and sports field. Capistrano has completed improvements on Athletic Field Complex Expansion, Gym Floor Renovation, along with an Athletic Media and Events Center that is in progress.

Around 70% of students at Capistrano Valley Christian Schools enjoy participating in the championship athletics programs. Teams compete locally in sports such as Golf, Basketball, and Cross Country.
The arts are a very important part of the school with extensive academic courses, as well as extracurricular activities. The theater arts in particular have won many awards, including M.A.C.Y. (Music and Arts Commendation for Youth), as well as Best Actor and Best Actress.

Capistrano Valley Christian Schools is located in beautiful San Juan Capistrano which is a part of Orange County, California. The city is less than a five minute drive from the local beaches and Dana Point Harbor. Nearly 40% of the city is beautiful open space and park land giving visitors many places to relax and enjoy the great California weather.

Area Population: 34,000
City Website: City of San Juan Capistrano


Estimated Fall Start: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Late December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: Early June

Other Services Offered:

  • Academic and social progress reports
  • Airport Transfer Service
  • Help with travel during holidays
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Orientation

School Facts

Year Founded


Student Population


Number of Students

475 (22% international)

Accepting Students in Grades


Teacher/Student Ratio


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offers Diploma Year Program


School Uniform


Religious Affiliation


SAT Average (Out of 1600)


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Art
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Musical Theater
  • Yearbook

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • Human Geography
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
  • United States Government and Politics
  • United States History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • California Scholarship Federation
  • Choir
  • Film
  • French National Honor Society
  • Interact
  • Leadership
  • Mission Trips
  • Musical Theater Production
  • National English Honor Society
  • National Honor Society
  • Performing Arts Production
  • Ping Pong
  • Retreats
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Visual Arts
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Air Force Academy, Biola University, California State University, Pepperdine University, Point Loma Nazarene University, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of California - Berkeley, University of California - Irvine, University of California - Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Ohio State University, Purdue University, Rutgers University, San Diego State University

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Los Angeles International (LAX)
For Details Visit Website: Capistrano Valley Christian Schools

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