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Capistrano Connections Academy Charter

Charter School (#664)
1211 Puerta del Sol, Ste. 220
San Clemente, CA 92673
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Added to school box
Opened on September 7, 2004
2007 Average Class Size K-3rd 8
2007 Average Class Size 4th-6th 10
History of School's Ranking
Blue line is rank against all schools in California; Green line is rank against similar schools only; B = LEA or ASAM School; C = Special Education School
School's 2007 Base API Score is 724
Education Levels K - 10th
Students in 2006 503  (50% male)
Ethnic Breakdown of Students
1% were English learners in 2007
33% socioeconomically disadvantaged
Breakdown of Parent's Highest Education Level

CST / CAPA Scores Average of 2nd - 10th graders scoring at or above the proficiency level

Average of 2nd-10th grade English CST scoresAverage of 2nd-7th grade Math CST scoresAverage of 8th-9th grade General Math CST scoresAverage of 8th-9th grade Algebra 1 CST scoresAverage of 5th-10th grade Science CST scoresAverage of 9th-10th grade Biology CST scoresAverage of 8th grade Social Science CST scoresAverage of 10th grade World History CST scores

10th Grade California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE) Scores

10th grade English CAHSEE scores10th grade Math CAHSEE scores

National Ranking  (CAT/6) The national average is 50%

Average of 3rd-7th grade Reading CAT/6 scoresAverage of 3rd-7th grade Language CAT/6 scoresAverage of 3rd-7th grade Spelling CAT/6 scoresAverage of 3rd-7th grade Math CAT/6 scores

Teachers Info from 2006

School District
Average years of teaching experience 3.7 12.7
Percent of teachers that are first-year or second-year teachers 30.8% 13.7%
Percent of teachers with full teaching credentials 100% 95.9%
Percent of teachers with emergency credentials 7.7% 3.5%
Percent of teachers with waivers 0% 9.1%
Teachers with emergency credentials do not qualify for full credentials or for an internship, but meet minimum certification requirements.  When schools are unable to find enough credentialed teachers or teachers with emergency permits, then they allow teachers to work under a waiver.

Students Info from 2007

School District
Percent of students in gifted and talented education programs 0% 13%
Percent of students with disabilities 13% 8%