Fairmont Schools - San Juan Capistrano
Fairmont San Juan Capistrano is part of the Fairmont Schools group, Orange County's oldest and largest secular, co-educational preschool - 12th grade private school. Fairmont has been voted Best Private School in Orange County seven years in a row!
SJC has the distinction of being one of only a handful of private schools in Orange County to provide the full continuum of grades (P-12) on one campus.
It is also home to Fairmont Athletic Academy, an innovative program that incorporates training for elite middle school athletes into the course of their regular school day.
- Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
- Students: 250 students
- Yearly Tuition: $17,440
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
Upcoming Events and News
- Top 10 Reasons to Choose Summer Programs at Fairmont - 05/13/2021Have you made your summer plans? Whether you are looking for a recreational summer camp experience to keep your child engaged or needing to boost academic skills with summer school, there's a place for your child at Fairmont.
- When Is It Time to Switch Schools? - 05/12/2021The educational landscape since COVID struck is unlike anything we`ve ever seen. Is this the time to consider a new school for your child?
- Fairmont Athletic Academy: The Solution for Elite Middle School Athletes - 05/11/2021Fairmont`s Athletic Academy paves the way for middle school elite athletes to receive training, conditioning, and sports-specific skill-building - all during the course of their regular school day.
- Fairmont Report Card, 2020! - 05/10/2021Fresh off the presses! It's Fairmont's 20th annual report card! See how we navigated 2020, the year of COVID.
- Benefits of Private School vs. Public School - 05/07/2021Now more than ever, parents are weighing all options when it comes to their children`s education. This post discusses important considerations for those who are contemplating a private versus public school.
School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses
List of Courses Offered
2D Art and Design, 3D Art and Design, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, Computer Science Principles, Drawing, English Language & Composition, English Literature and Composition, Government and Politics: US, Physics 1, Psychology, Spanish Language and Culture, United States History, World History
Classroom Dress Code
Finances and Admission
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Varies by Grade Level: Preschool (3 half days): $8,350, Preschool (5 half days): $10,880, Preschool (3 full days): $11,560, Preschool (5 full days): $15,140, PreK (5 half days): $11,590, PreK (5 full days): $15,140, JK - 5: $17,440, 6 - 8: $19,700, 9 - 12: $21,620
- Fairmont San Juan Capistrano honors the uniqueness of each child -- meeting students where they are and providing opportunities to grow.
- Through small class sizes and individualized instruction, children advance to working a grade level ahead of peers in other programs.
- With programs that begin in preschool and culminate with a high school diploma, Fairmont SJC is one of the few Orange County schools where students can experience an education from start to finish.
- High caliber academics plus world-class sports training -- students benefit from both at the SJC campus. Hockey, soccer, wrestling, volleyball, and our state-of-the-art Athletic Academy offer athletes unparalleled opportunities.
- Fairmont SJC offers a balanced education. It combines time-honored fundamentals with innovative approaches to learning -- balancing intellectual growth with social and emotional wellbeing.
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