J Serra Catholic High School

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 915
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3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
  • Address
  • 26351 Junipero Serra Rd
  • San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Phone
  • (949) 493-9045
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School Description

J Serra Catholic High School enrolls 915 high school students from grades 9-12. It is located in San Juan Capistrano, CA, which is a medium sized city with a median household income of $62,392.

School Operational Details
  • Students Have Access to a Library or Media Center
School Days and Hours
  • School Days Per Year: 180
  • School Hours Per Day: 7
School Religious Orientation
  • Roman Catholic
    Diocese of Orange, CA
School Associations
  • National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
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3 out of 5 | 4 Reviews
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4 reviews for J Serra Catholic High School

  • Reviewed by Student on December 19, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It's my dream to go to serria! i took a tour to serria and i loved it!!! The kids were smart and the teachers were nice!
  • Reviewed by Student on December 09, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I would not want to go anywhere at else at all. The teachers are caring, well-educated, and work with you if you are absent or don't understand the subject. The people are very friendly and welcoming to any new student. Our sports teams are drastically improving and also is our school spirit. I am so proud to be a Lion and I love JSerra!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 06, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is an excellent choice for students to be more focused in Orange County! The staff is very involved and wants the best for each student. There is a great variety of sports and clubs, so that each student can get involved in the school. Weekly Mass creates unity in the school and reinforces better values in the school. Homework is given out appropriately, not usually more than 1 to 2 hours a night. If you want your high school son or daughter to have a positive experience where they feel unique, this is a great school.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 24, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Disappointing academically. Most teachers do not have credentials (my child had PE teachers for both science classes). They give excessive amounts of homework to compensate for lack of quality teachers. No school spirit. Weekly, yes weekly, mass is a requirement replaces any fun high school gathering. Sports programs are in the tank, because the homework is so grueling - who has time for practice! There are very few - if any extracurricular programs (music, surfing, scuba, ROP, etc.). Look to Mater Dei, RSM or St, Margaret. J Serra is a HUGE disappointment.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 915
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 61.8
    Full-Time Teachers: 58
    Part-Time Teachers: 12
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.8
  • Percent Minority Students: 16.0%
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 503 (55.0%)
  • Females: 412 (45.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
J Serra Catholic High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian91.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For J Serra Catholic High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade28330.9%
10th Grade28531.1%
11th Grade19521.3%
12th Grade15216.6%
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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