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Measure H: San Clemente and Capistrano Beach

School Facility Improvement District #2
San Clemente and Capistrano Beach

Our neighborhood schools have provided a high-quality education to local students for over 50 years and have a longstanding track record of strong academic performance.

The schools serving San Clemente and Capistrano Beach are:

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Upgrades for Safety and Student Achievement

Our classrooms and school facilities are aging and require upgrades for safety and to keep pace with rising academic standards. Capistrano USD has conducted a thorough assessment of all school facilities to identify the most urgent and high priority improvements, which include enhancing safety, modernizing older schools, providing up-to-date equipment and technology, and more.

Dedicated Local Funding for School Improvements

The Capistrano Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to place Measure H, a local school improvement bond measure, on the March 2020 ballot that would generate up to $120 million in local funding to repair and modernize schools within the SFID that encompasses San Clemente and Capistrano Beach. If passed by 55% of voters, Measure H would cost homeowners $34 per $100,000 of the assessed value of their home while bonds are outstanding. Repairs and upgrades to our neighborhood schools could include:

  • Repairing or replacing leaky roofs, old rusty plumbing and failing electrical systems
  • Upgrading classrooms, science labs, and technology to support high-quality instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Modernizing labs and career training facilities that prepare students for careers in healthcare, biomedical, computer science, robotics, and skilled trades
  • Replacing wood and support beams that have termite damage and dry rot and removing hazardous materials like asbestos and lead paint from older school sites
  • Replacing aging portable classrooms with safe, modern classrooms that meet today’s academic standards
  • Upgrading older schools so they meet the same academic and safety standards as newer schools

Measure H would require a clear system of fiscal accountability including a detailed project list and an independent citizens’ oversight committee. No funds could be taken by the State or be diverted to other schools within our district or region.

For more details about Measure H for San Clemente and Capistrano Beach schools, please contact Ryan Burris, Chief Communications Officer, at or (949) 234-9427 or view the following links:

Graduating Student
Fact Sheet

SFID 2 Infogram

Innovative labs
Digital Literacy