Average Teacher Salary in Capistrano Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Capistrano Unified School District is $58,589.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,696 $20,858 $23,281 $27,847 $34,249 $40,785
Kindergarten $56,194 $29,589 $36,104 $51,835 $71,653 $91,789
Elementary $65,556 $33,883 $43,384 $66,445 $84,083 $99,783
Middle school $68,631 $36,771 $52,463 $69,678 $86,444 $100,815
High school $72,871 $41,008 $57,657 $74,498 $90,110 $103,441

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,951
  • Full time teachers: 2,262
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 22 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 346
  • Instructional Coordinators: 26
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,444
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 124
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 612
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 51,871

Financial Statistics for Capistrano Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $262,656,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $159,712,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $22,214,000
  • Total revenue: $444,582,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $256,669,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $269,568,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $74,196,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,633,000
  • Total expenditures: $456,558,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $147,109,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $21,548,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Capistrano Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Capistrano Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arroyo Vista Elementary
335 El Centro St
South Pasadena, CA 91030
626-441-5840
  • Total: 594
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 94
23 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Barcelona Hills Elementary
23000 Via Santa Maria
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949-581-5240
  • Total: 482
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 85
21 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Bathgate Elementary
27642 Napoli Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-348-0451
  • Total: 661
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 119
22 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Canyon Vista Elementary
27800 Oak View Dr
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-234-5941
  • Total: 744
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 149
23 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Capistrano Connections Academy Charter
1211 Puerta Del Sol Ste. 220
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-492-9131
  • Total: 762
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 68
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 67
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 58
  • 12th grade: 22
26 to 1 29 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Carl Hankey Elementary
27252 Nubles St
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-234-5315
  • Total: 413
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 83
22 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Castille Elementary
24042 Via La Coruna
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949-234-5976
  • Total: 611
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 111
21 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Chaparral Elementary
37500 50th St East
Palmdale, CA 93552
661-285-9777
  • Total: 996
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 92
25 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Clarence Lobo Elementary
200 Avenida Vista Montana
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-366-6740
  • Total: 501
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 76
19 to 1 26 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Concordia Elementary
3120 Avenida Del Presidente
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-492-3060
  • Total: 628
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 97
23 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Crown Valley Elementary
29292 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-495-5115
  • Total: 418
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 60
16 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Del Obispo Elementary
25591 Camino Del Avion
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-234-5905
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 104
23 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Don Juan Avila Elementary
26278 Wood Canyon Dr
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-349-9452
  • Total: 771
  • Kindergarten: 123
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 121
21 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
George White Elementary
25422 Chapparosa Park Dr
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-249-3875
  • Total: 693
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 137
  • 5th grade: 126
23 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Harold Ambuehl Elementary
28001 San Juan Creek Rd
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-661-0400
  • Total: 551
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 102
24 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Hidden Hills Elementary
12995 Harcouroute Way
San Ramon, CA 94583
925-479-3800
  • Total: 855
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 99
21 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John Malcom Elementary
32261 Charles Ave
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-248-0542
  • Total: 675
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 128
23 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Journey
23431 Knollwood
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-448-7232
  • Total: 217
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 19
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 26
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 9
17 to 1 13 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Kinoshita Elementary
2 Via Positiva
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-489-2131
  • Total: 625
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 94
18 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ladera Ranch Elementary
29551 Sienna Parkway
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
949-234-5915
  • Total: 860
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 146
  • 2nd grade: 145
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 165
  • 5th grade: 137
24 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Laguna Niguel Elementary
27922 Niguel Heights Blvd
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-234-5308
  • Total: 628
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 118
23 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Las Flores Elementary
10039 East Palm St
Bellflower, CA 90706
562-804-6565
  • Total: 222
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 107
22 to 1 10 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Las Palmas Elementary
1101 Calle Puente
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-234-5333
  • Total: 673
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 102
20 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Marblehead Elementary
2410 Via Turqueza
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-234-5339
  • Total: 615
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 109
22 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Marian Bergeson Elementary
25302 Rancho Niguel Rd
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-643-1540
  • Total: 576
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 108
21 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Moulton Elementary
29851 Highlands Ave
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-234-5980
  • Total: 715
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 124
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 120
22 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Oak Grove Elementary
8760 Bower St
Sebastopol, CA 95472
707-823-5225
  • Total: 53
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 80
13 to 1 4 Kindergarten Kindergarten
Opportunities For Learning
33621 Del Obispo St
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-248-1282
  • Total: 100
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade: 14
10 to 1 10 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Oso Grande Elementary
30251 Sienna Parkway
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
949-234-5966
  • Total: 871
  • Kindergarten: 179
  • 1st grade: 179
  • 2nd grade: 162
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 92
22 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Palisades Elementary
26462 Via Sacramento
Capistrano Beach, CA 92624
949-496-5942
  • Total: 532
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 107
19 to 1 28 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Richard Henry Dana Elementary
24242 La Cresta Dr
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-496-5784
  • Total: 386
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 57
20 to 1 19 Kindergarten 6th Grade
San Juan Elementary
31642 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-493-4533
  • Total: 651
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 155
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 73
20 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Tijeras Creek Elementary
23072 Avenida Empresa
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
949-234-5300
  • Total: 607
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 112
23 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Truman Benedict Elementary
1251 Sarmentoso
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-498-6617
  • Total: 807
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 144
  • 4th grade: 159
  • 5th grade: 148
24 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Viejo Elementary
26782 Via Grande
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
949-582-2424
  • Total: 538
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 107
20 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Vista Del Mar Elementary
1130 Ave Talega
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-234-5950
  • Total: 1,019
  • Kindergarten: 179
  • 1st grade: 169
  • 2nd grade: 210
  • 3rd grade: 149
  • 4th grade: 178
  • 5th grade: 134
23 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wagon Wheel Elementary
30912 Bridle Path
Coto De Caza, CA 92679
949-589-1953
  • Total: 860
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 135
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 148
  • 4th grade: 167
  • 5th grade: 164
23 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wood Canyon Elementary
23431 Knollwood
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-448-0012
  • Total: 612
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 104
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Capistrano Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aliso Viejo Middle
111 Park Ave
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-831-2622
  • Total: 1,064
  • 6th grade: 352
  • 7th grade: 364
  • 8th grade: 348
25 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
Arroyo Vista Middle
23371 Arroyo Vista
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
949-234-5951
  • Total: 386
  • 6th grade: 134
  • 7th grade: 127
  • 8th grade: 125
27 to 1 14 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bernice Ayer Middle
1271 Sarmentoso
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-366-9607
  • Total: 771
  • 6th grade: 276
  • 7th grade: 249
  • 8th grade: 246
24 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
Carl Hankey Middle
27252 Nubles
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-234-5315
  • Total: 278
  • 6th grade: 110
  • 7th grade: 103
  • 8th grade: 65
20 to 1 14 6th Grade 8th Grade
Don Juan Avila Middle
26278 Wood Canyon Dr
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-362-0348
  • Total: 1,222
  • 6th grade: 454
  • 7th grade: 391
  • 8th grade: 377
27 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
Journey
23431 Knollwood
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-448-7232
  • Total: 217
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 19
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 26
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 9
17 to 1 13 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Ladera Ranch Middle
29551 Sienna Parkway
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
949-234-5922
  • Total: 981
  • 6th grade: 365
  • 7th grade: 297
  • 8th grade: 319
25 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Las Flores Middle
25862 Antonio Parkway
Los Flores, CA 92688
949-589-6543
  • Total: 1,292
  • 6th grade: 419
  • 7th grade: 429
  • 8th grade: 444
25 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Marco Forster Middle
25601 Camino Del Avion
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-234-5907
  • Total: 1,419
  • 6th grade: 491
  • 7th grade: 452
  • 8th grade: 476
23 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
Newhart Middle
25001 Veterans Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-855-0162
  • Total: 1,618
  • 6th grade: 525
  • 7th grade: 524
  • 8th grade: 569
26 to 1 62 6th Grade 8th Grade
Niguel Hills Middle
29070 Paseo Escuela
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
949-234-5360
  • Total: 1,441
  • 6th grade: 435
  • 7th grade: 505
  • 8th grade: 501
26 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Shorecliffs Middle
240 Via Socorro
San Clemente, CA 92672
949-498-1660
  • Total: 1,016
  • 6th grade: 357
  • 7th grade: 328
  • 8th grade: 331
26 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vista Del Mar Middle
1130 Ave Talega
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-234-5955
  • Total: 501
  • 6th grade: 141
  • 7th grade: 185
  • 8th grade: 175
23 to 1 22 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Capistrano Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aliso Niguel High
28000 Wolverine Way
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
949-831-5590
  • Total: 3,123
  • 9th grade: 770
  • 10th grade: 793
  • 11th grade: 809
  • 12th grade: 751
28 to 1 112 9th Grade 12th Grade
Capistrano Connections Academy Charter
1211 Puerta Del Sol Ste. 220
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-492-9131
  • Total: 762
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 68
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 67
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 69
  • 11th grade: 58
  • 12th grade: 22
26 to 1 29 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Capistrano Valley High
26301 Via Escolar
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-364-6100
  • Total: 2,915
  • 9th grade: 695
  • 10th grade: 696
  • 11th grade: 796
  • 12th grade: 728
28 to 1 105 9th Grade 12th Grade
Dana Hills High
33333 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-496-6666
  • Total: 2,947
  • 9th grade: 683
  • 10th grade: 725
  • 11th grade: 810
  • 12th grade: 729
28 to 1 105 9th Grade 12th Grade
Opportunities For Learning
33621 Del Obispo St
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-248-1282
  • Total: 100
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade: 14
10 to 1 10 Kindergarten 12th Grade
San Clemente High
700 Avenido Pico
San Clemente, CA 92673
949-492-4165
  • Total: 3,213
  • 9th grade: 768
  • 10th grade: 854
  • 11th grade: 792
  • 12th grade: 799
27 to 1 119 9th Grade 12th Grade
San Juan Hills High
29211 Vista Montana
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-234-5900
  • Total: 1,074
  • 9th grade: 499
  • 10th grade: 572
  • 12th grade: 3
25 to 1 43 9th Grade 12th Grade
Tesoro High
1 Tesoro Creek Rd
Las Flores, CA 92688
949-234-5310
  • Total: 2,731
  • 9th grade: 614
  • 10th grade: 691
  • 11th grade: 703
  • 12th grade: 723
28 to 1 96 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Capistrano Unified School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bridges Community Day
1505 South Sunflower Ave
Covina, CA 91724
626-914-3961
  • Total: 38
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 5
13 to 1 3 7th Grade 12th Grade
Capistrano Home Outreach Option For Student Education
33122 Valle Rd
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-234-9221
  • Total: 74
  • Kindergarten: 3
  • 1st grade: 5
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 12
  • 8th grade: 18
37 to 1 2 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Junipero Serra High
31422 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
949-489-7216
  • Total: 162
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 79
  • 12th grade: 74
14 to 1 11 9th Grade 12th Grade
Philip J. Reilly Elementary/special Education
24171 Pavion
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
949-454-1590
  • Total: 522
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 104
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Richard Henry Dana Exceptional Needs
24242 La Cresta Dr
Dana Point, CA 92629
949-496-6151
  • Total: 55
  • Kindergarten: 6
  • 1st grade: 7
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 10
  • 4th grade: 15
  • 5th grade: 4
6 to 1 10 Kindergarten 6th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $36,780
  • Median family income: $87,409
  • Median male income: $51,074
  • Median female income: $29,484
  • Median income of a renter: $50,381
  • Median income of a home owner: $88,951
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,870 6,835 11,380 21,990 33,335

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