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Mission Statement

At Capistrano Valley High School, our mission is to maintain a respectful, safe learning environment in which students are challenged and successful. We believe this goal is best achieved by a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes active learning, academic proficiency, and offers comprehensive opportunities to help all students reach their educational and personal potential.


We will ensure a student-centered education where all are supported and engaged in meaningful experiences to shape their futures.

Student Learner Outcomes

College and Career Ready

  • Understand the connections between course content and career options and are able to acquire career-path information.
  • Have acquired a broad base of interdisciplinary literacy and knowledge, which provides a solid foundation for college or future careers.

Able Communicators

  • Research, create, and communicate competently, especially through the use of technology.
  • Have the ability to think independently and work collectively to accomplish individual as well as team goals.
  • Demonstrate awareness and respect for the complexity of the environment.
  • Listen, speak, read, and write effectively in a variety of contexts.
  • Convey messages to others verbally, visually, and in writing.

Productive Citizens

  • Demonstrate time management and organizational skills that promote a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrate awareness of ethnic, economic, social, religious, and cultural diversity.
  • Can work independently and jointly to identify a problem and seek an orderly solution.

Original Thinkers

  • Demonstrate critical, analytical, and creative thinking skills such as asking appropriate questions, summarizing information, and drawing inferences from a variety of course material.
  • Formulate conclusions and make applications from information presented in more than one format and from multiple academic areas

CVHS PSAT Day - Student Room Locations by ID Number

CVHS PSAT Day - October 19 - Schedule

CVHS PSAT Day Schedule 


CVHS Updated Block Schedule - Change in Schedule for 10/17 & 10/19

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Fall 2016 Driver Education

Registrations for the Fall 2016 Driver Education online course (October 17, 2016 through January 20, 2017) are now being accepted.  This is free to all currently enrolled CUSD students who will be 15 years of age by the time they complete the course.  The course window will close January 20, 2017. Click here for the registration form.

CVHS New Attendance Policies & Number

Parking 2016-2017 School Year

For information about parking, please CLICK HERE



We have added another Safe Driving date.  If you have not already attended a Safe Driving Presentation, join us in the CVHS Theater on August 18th from 6-8pm.  In order for the certificate to be issued, you must be on time and a parent/guardian must also be present with the student for the entirety of the presentation. 


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Student Learner Outcomes



ollege and Career Ready


ble Communicators


roductive Citizens


riginal Thinkers

listos para la universidad o carrera

comunicadores capaces

ciudadanos productivos

pensadores originales


If you observe bullying or criminal activity use the text-a-tip number to report it: 949-264-CAPO (2276)

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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