Bernice Ayer Middle School is part of the Capistrano Unified School District. The school offers a dual-immersion…More language program in addition to traditional curriculum. It boasts a student surf club and orchestra.
Bernice Ayers School was awarded the California Distinguished School designation in 2001 and 2009. The principal is Holly Feldt.
Shorecliffs Middle School, perched on a bluff over the Pacific Coast Highway, is part of the sprawling Capistrano…More Unified School district that serves south Orange County. Shorecliffs was awarded designation as a California Distinguished School in 2001, according to the district website. It has an active Parent-Teacher Association and a number of extracurricular activities for students. Kenny Moe is the principal.
According to the Las Palmas Elementary School website, the school is a "nationally recognized model for two-way…More language immersion," meaning the students are bilingual and can read both English and Spanish by the fifth grade.
The school sits in a neighborhood about a mile inland from North Beach and is adjacent to Max Berg Plaza Park. Las Palmas is part of the Capistrano Unified School District and the principal is Kristen Nelson.
Marblehead Elementary School is a relatively new addition to the Capistrano Unified School District, opening its…More doors in 2001.
According to the school's website, Marblehead Elementary has a active Parent-Teacher Association that sponsors activities like Family Fun Night and a talent show. Each teacher is equipped with a laptop to add to the students' multimedia education.
San Clemente High School is a sprawling facility with athletic fields, a pool and a theater. Students at SCHS…More are able to join dozens of sports, clubs and causes. The surf team is recognized in the area, as is the football team, which plays home games at the stadium on campus. The marching band was invited to play the prestigious National Memorial Day parade in 2011.
The curriculum at SCHS runs the gamut from automotive industry training to the International Baccalaureate program for more academic scholars. With about 100 teachers and thousands of students, the school is one of the larger high schools in the Capistrano Unified School District. The sports team compete as the "San Clemente Tritons." The principal is George Duarte.