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Preparing Students to Succeed: Students in Laguna Niguel have a variety of educational opportunities ranging from our award winning public school system to several private schools.

Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) services Laguna Niguel with seven elementary schools as well as two middle schools and three senior high school facilities. This district serves nearly 50,000 Orange County students overall, in classes K-12. It operates 56 school facilities spanning 195 square miles.

The district's mission “in partnership with the home and community” is to both educate and assist students in reaching their full potential

Capistrano Unified School District
33122 Valle Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 489-7000
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For a list of the private schools that service Laguna Niguel, please visit the ‘Education” section under the Member Directory tab.