Mission Basilica School

31641 El Camino Real,
San Juan Capistrano, CA, 92675-0926
Tel: (949)234-1385
Grades: PK - 8 | 257 students
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 Parish 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.
They are surrounded every day by history and yet attend school in a new, state of the art facility, built in 2000.
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.
All teachers are credentialed.
Professional qualifications are reviewed by the Principal who encourages ongoing professional growth in both academic and religious studies.

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 Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students 257 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Mission Basilica School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Uniforms are worn every day. Formal school uniforms are required on days we attend Mass.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,400
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Marilyn Ibsen
Admissions Associate Barb Lank


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


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Decathlon, Chess Club, Choir, Drama Club, Haiti Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Student Council Chess Club, Choir, Drama Club, Haiti Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Academic Decathlon,
Student Council,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/03/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Coastal Mountain Youth Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Marbella Montessori (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Margaret's Episcopal School (0.7 miles away)
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