St. Margaret's Episcopal School

Tel: (949)661-0108
Grades: PK - 12 | 1179 students
Founded in 1979, St. Margaret's Episcopal School is the premier coeducational, independent, college-preparatory day school in Orange County serving 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12.
St. Margaret's is situated on a picturesque 22-acre campus in historic San Juan Capistrano, Calif., with dedicated campuses for each school division and well equipped classrooms and facilities, including a performing arts center, science and technology labs, library, and athletics fields and gymnasiums.
With nearly 2,000 alumni who have matriculated to colleges and universities across the country, St. Margaret's is a vital member of the San Juan Capistrano community and educational landscape of Southern California.  

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 1179 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade St. Margaret

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 65%
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Placement Art History, Advanced Placement Biology, Advanced Placement Calculus AB, Advanced Placement Calculus BC, Advanced Placement Chemistry, Advanced Placement Chinese Language and Culture, Advanced Placement Computer Science, Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition, Advanced Placement Environmental Science, Advanced Placement European History, Advanced Placement French Language, Advanced Placement Human Geography, Advanced Placement Japanese Language, Advanced Placement Latin Vergil, Advanced Placement Music Theory, Advanced Placement Physics B, Advanced Placement Physics C, Advanced Placement Spanish Language, Advanced Placement Statistics, Advanced Placement Studio Art: Drawing, Advanced Placement Studio Art: Three-Dimensional Design, Advanced Placement Studio Art: Two Dimensional Design, Advanced Placement U.S. Government, Advanced Placement United States History, Advanced Placement World History, Advanced Theatre, Advanced Theatre II, Algebra II Honors, Chemistry Honors, English II Honors, English III Honors, French III Honors, Geometry Honors, Latin III Honors, Pre-Calculus Honors, Spanish III Honors, Spanish IV Honors  
Average SAT score 1861
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 18 / rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool: $19,278* Lower School: $20,197 Middle School: $21,976 Upper School: $23,872 *2, 3, and 5 day and full or half day options.
% on Financial Aid 17%
Admissions Director Mrs. Phoebe Larson
Admissions Associate Ms. Kelly Tedrow

Sports

Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DanceEquestrian,
Flag FootballFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes:

  • St. Margaret's Episcopal School mission is to educate the hearts and minds of young people for lives of learning, leadership and service. St. Margaret's seeks students of exemplary character who demonstrate the ability to succeed in an academically demanding program, show potential for engagement in leadership and service opportunities, and whose parents' educational and developmental goals align with those of the school.  

  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Coastal Mountain Youth Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Childbridge Preschool (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mission Basilica School (0.7 miles away)
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