JSERRA CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

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26351 JUNIPERO SERRA RD
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA 92675
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Phone: 949-493-9045
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 0
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Catholic
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Diocese Of Orange
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 296.8
  • Number Students: 1187
  • Number Teachers: 58
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Richard Meyer
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
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School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (29 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (23 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-03-11
    "Our son is happy here, he has been here 2 years (2013-14 and 2014-15). We come from a different state with much more rigorous academics, where our son was top 5% and for some reason here he has become average in standardized scores. The clubs are a joke, we have been trying to join a club with zero success-they are student led and no one supervises to make sure these students are following up or through with other students who want to join. He also tried to get tutoring, the school advertises free tutoring from Honor Society students but they always tell my son they are too busy, so that is a false advertisement. We tried teachers and at the time we looked into it they were too busy as well. Sports are too expensive to join and football is king here. Academics are okay, they advertise and post jobs where teachers need a certification but not experience necessary to teach here - that means exactly what you're thinking. Inexperienced teachers... and I pay how much to attend this school?"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-05
    "Two of my children graduated from Jserra and I can not say enough wonderful things about it! The AP classes were taught by teachers who truly cared about each students AP exam. They stayed late at night leading study groups and preparing them, it was really amazing. The AP Euro teacher was so superb, I think almost everyone received a four or five on the exam. All the other teachers were equally caring and compassionate. The student body and parents are a community with different talents, temperaments and convictions. Both of my kids had amazing friends! The school really attracts kind people. I know my two older kids would never both be at top 20 universities if it were not for Jserra."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-12-27
    "I have one graduate from this school, and two children currently attending JSerra. I knew when I attended back-to-school night for my oldest 6 years ago, that she would get a good education because the teachers seemed enthusiastic and caring. My instincts were correct. Just like life, no school is perfect but my children have received great academic and value-oriented educations. Teachers are very caring and responsive to parents and children's needs."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-09-30
    "Tons of people are saying that JSerra inflates their grades. I must be stupid then, if I'm failing Geometry. At any rate, the teachers here actually care about their students, unlike a few *other* schools I could mention. I'm not naming names, but most schools out there don't really care. Okay, sure, it's ridiculously expensive and hard times are going on, but it's so completely worth it. Some people just like to hate on schools for no reason, and I really can't understand it. I'm a freshman, and I've only been at JSerra for a few months, but the teachers have already began to help me shape who I am. JSerra is a wonderful school regardless of what others choose to say about it. And for the record, if they were inflating grades, I would have an A+ in every subject, which, sadly, I do not. So, there. JSerra is amazing."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-05-03
    "I am currently a sophomore at JSerra Catholic High School, and it has been the greatest blessing of my life. It is the best school for a faithful Catholic who prefers a rigorous set of courses, a great athletic program and spiritual guidance. The priests here are the best of the best, and are amazing teachers (I'm upset that they won't be teaching next year, but very happy that they'll still offer spiritual guidance). The rest of the teaching staff is amazing as well, and they thoroughly comprehend their subjects and give great aid. This is a school that I want to get up in the morning to go to, because it's really an all-in-one package with great athletics, rigorous academics, spiritual guidance, and a friendly environment. It's not the school for everybody, but it's the perfect school for a person like me. I have only benefitted from going here, and the only disadvantage is the heavy price tag, but the school does offer plenty of financial aid. I love JSerra! I'd send my kids here."
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