Mission Basilica School

Mission Basilica School is a Catholic Parochial school with single grade classrooms from Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Ideally located on the beautiful grounds of the Mission San Juan Capistrano, the school site is nestled between the Historic Mission San Juan Capistrano, the Jewel of the Missions, and the Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, a National Shrine.
Founded in 1928, Mission Basilica School is steeped in a rich heritage begun over 200 years ago by the Blessed Junipero Serra.
Our curriculum is enriched by traditions celebrated throughout the school year.
We feel our students have the best of both worlds.
The school administration and staff, through ownership and dedication to our Philosophy and Mission Statement, are committed to ongoing spiritual and professional development that promotes student learning and enriches the lives of our students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1928
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 266 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Mission Basilica School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms are worn three days a week for grades K - 8. P.E. uniforms are worn two days a week. Formal school uniforms are required on days we attend Mass.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Marilyn Ibsen
Admissions Associate Barb Lank

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Flag Football, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
DanceFlag Football,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Decathlon, Chess Club, Choir, Drama Club, Golf Club, Haiti Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Student Council Chess Club, Choir, Drama Club, Golf Club, Haiti Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Academic Decathlon,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • Mission Basilica School is a Catholic Parochial school with single grade classrooms from Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Ideally located on the beautiful grounds of the Mission San Juan Capistrano, the school site is nestled between the Historic Mission San Juan Capistrano, the Jewel of the Missions, and the Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, a National Shrine. Founded in 1928, Mission Basilica School is steeped in a rich heritage begun over 200 years ago by the Blessed Junipero Serra. Our curriculum is enriched by traditions celebrated throughout the school year. We feel our students have the best of both worlds.  The school administration and staff, through ownership and dedication to our Philosophy and Mission Statement, are committed to ongoing spiritual and professional development that promotes student learning and enriches the lives of our students. 

Profile last updated: 01/29/2015

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