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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1928
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009

Student Body

Total Students266 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeMission Basilica School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(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 DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,000
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Admissions DirectorMarilyn Ibsen
Admissions AssociateBarb Lank

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, 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, Haiti Club, Homework Club, Science Club, Student Council

Club or Organization:
Golf Clu

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. 
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    0.8 miles
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    (714)437-1700
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    (949)496-1241
    2.7 NS-8
    855

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