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About This School

San Juan Hills High School is a public high school in San Juan Capistrano. The principal of San Juan Hills High School is Tom Ressler, whose e-mail is 1,513 students attend San Juan Hills High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Unspecified; and Hispanic. 15% of the San Juan Hills High School students have "limited English proficiency." 31% of the 1,513 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at San Juan Hills High School is 23:1. Junipero Serra High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cheerleading
    • Cross country
    • Football
    • Golf
    • Gymnastics
    • Lacrosse
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Track
    • Volleyball
    • Water polo
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 55% 65%
Unspecified 5% 8%
Hispanic 35% 19%
Asian 2% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 1%
Filipino 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.09% 0.2%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 19%
Limited English proficiency 15% 12%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    has an outstanding surf team as well that has won first place this year in our league finals over all other schools in its league.

  • (2 years ago)

    We love San Juan Hills! Our son went to Ladera Ranch Middle and now is at San Juan. It has been a great experience with wonderful teachers and great extracurricular opportunities. The Accelerated and AP classes are fabulous and there are many to choose from! The campus is gorgeous with a new weight room certified trainer theater with dressing rooms and all new clean facilities. Before we attended I heard there was a possible problem with some hispanic gangs attending. I have seen nothing dangerous nor has my son. He loves it!

  • (3 years ago)

    SJHHS has a strong community of teachers dedicated to working with students of all abilities backgrounds ethnicity. This staff CARES!

  • (4 years ago)

    I am so happy we chose this school for our daughter. The principal is doing an amazing job and the staff seems to really care about the students.

  • (4 years ago)

    Fabulous teachers and great staff and administration. The parents are amazing supporters of the students and of the school. Go Stallions!

  • (5 years ago)

    It's a beautiful school with wonderful and capable teachers. It is still a new school forging a new path and creating itself. The principal has an amazing track record and will surely take this school to incredible heights.

  • (5 years ago)

    The teachers are incredible. The facilities are top notch. The infrastructure has evolved fairly quickly. The location is absolutely ridiculous from almost any aspect.

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