Education in Session: A Look at Ladera Ranch Schools

Posted by Covenant Hills on Friday, October 1st, 2010 at 12:34pm

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When deciding where to settle down with your family, one of the most important considerations to keep in mind is whether a neighborhood offers access to good schools. 
 
Covenant Hills residents benefit from the service of the Capistrano Unified School District, a highly acclaimed education system, which boasts a tradition of academic excellence. Students can live, learn and grow with their peers as they progress through Ladera Ranch’s network of exceptional elementary, middle and high schools.
 
Oso Grande Elementary School
Grades K-5
This state-of-the-art educational establishment boasts wireless internet access throughout the school, an expansive multi-purpose room with multimedia capabilities and spacious classrooms for all grades. The facility is also situated close to three Ladera Ranch parks.

Chaparral Elementary School        
Grades K-5
As one of California’s first connected communities, Ladera Ranch is able to provide students with ‘e-learning’ opportunities, furthering Chaparral’s school mission, “to help all children learn, to learn more tomorrow than they learn today, and to learn more next year than they learn this year.”

Ladera Ranch Elementary and Middle School
Grades K-5 and 6-8
The two separate campuses are situated on a 17-acre site and share a common administrative facility and two-story public library.

Fred Newhart Middle School
Grades 6-8
Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School and a California Distinguished School, Newhart is a safe and nurturing environment, offering students a balanced and comprehensive curriculum in addition to widespread parent and community support.
 
Capistrano Valley High School
Grades 9-12
Also honored as a California Distinguished School and National Blue Ribbon School Finalist for overall excellence in academics, student achievement and athletics, Capistrano Valley encompasses more than 2,500 students.
 
Tesoro High School
Grades 9-12
Established in 2001, Tesoro provides an extensive academic curriculum with college prep and Advanced Placement courses, in addition to special education services and fine arts programs.
 
San Juan Hills High School
Grades 9-12
With its first class graduating this spring, San Juan Hills is dedicated to preparing students for the future with a full program of academic, athletic and extra-curricular activities. The school also boasts modern facilities, including classrooms with LCD projectors, a 500-seat performing arts theatre, two dance studios and an all-weather football stadium and track.
 
For more information about Ladera Ranch schools, visit LaderaLife.