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Capistrano Unified School District

Contact us: (949) 234-9200

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  • Parents and Students

    Welcome to Capistrano Unified School District!

    Whether you are already a student in our District or looking to choose one of our outstanding schools, you will find what you need right here. We are glad you have chosen to be a part of CUSD. We stand ready to serve you with what you need to succeed now and achieve your future goals.

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    Employment

    Whether you are considering starting a new career with Capistrano Unified School District, or a current CUSD employee considering a new role, you have come to the right place.

    This area will show you how to apply for open certificated, classified, and administrative positions within the district -- and what you need to get started.

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    Public Oversight

    Trustees and Staff desire to serve the students of Capistrano Unified School District by engaging all stakeholders as often as possible.

    Public Oversight and transparency encourage the participation of the Community to provide input to guide our work and understand how we best use our limited public funds to enhance education for all children.  This area will direct you to information on our budget and facilities, offer opportunities to get involved and have your voice heard in the decision-making process.

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    Board of Trustees

    CUSD Board of Trustees encourages community members to attend and participate in its business meetings whenever possible.

    Here you can find past meeting minutes, audio and upcoming meeting agendas and schedules.  We have also provided links for all supporting documentation to share the details of how our public funds are utilized for children.

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    Our District

    Founded in 1965, Capistrano Unified encompasses 200 square miles in seven cities and a portion of the unincorporated area of Orange County. With 63 campuses, it is the largest employer in south Orange County. The District includes all or part of the cities of San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita, and the communities of Las Flores, Coto de Caza, Dove Canyon, Ladera Ranch, Sendero/Rancho Mission Viejo, and Wagon Wheel.

    The District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees, which generally meets monthly at the Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) Education Center, 33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano. Information about meeting times and agendas is available on this website or by calling (949) 234-9207.

    Fast Facts

    Schools

    63

    Graduation Rate

    97.1%

    SARC's

    Enrollment

    49,117

    District Area

    200 Sq Miles

    Superintendent

    Kirsten Vital

    Employees

    3,841

    District Founded

    1965

    Governing Board