Saddleback Valley Unified School District

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Welcome to Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Every day, SVUSD is preparing today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s world.

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The SVUSD School Choice windows start in January 2022. Here are the windows for our school levels:

  • Elementary. January 3 - January 21
  • Secondary. January 17 - February 4

SVUSD proudly serves students in Foothill Ranch, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Trabuco Canyon.

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For SVUSD updates during the 2021-22 school year, click on the red "bell" on the left hand side of the home page.

Elementary Schools

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Intermediate Schools

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High Schools

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Alternative Schools

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Innovations & Spotlights

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Focuses on intentional lesson design, engaging strategies,

and developing innovative practices that create successful students.


By The Numbers

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 35

Alternative, Elementary, Intermediate, and High Schools

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26,304

District enrollment count

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92.9%

2021 High School graduation rate

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1240

Average district SAT scores

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#21 of 440

Best School Districts for Athletes in California

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71

2021 Full IB Diploma Candidates

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29:1

Student-Teacher Ratio

District Highlights

Highlights and happenings from across SVUSD. 

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School Choice

The SVUSD School Choice windows start in January 2022. Here are the windows for our school levels:

  • Elementary. January 3 - January 21
  • Secondary. January 17 - February 4

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THHS Marching Band Headed to Macy's Day Parade

The Trabuco Hills High School marching band, The Thundering Mustangs, are set to perform at the 2021 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They will be the only school chosen to participate from the State of California. You can watch the performance NBC, starting at 9 AM PST on Thanksgiving, which is Thursday, November 25th.

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Vaccine and Volunteer Update

Please see the below update from Dr. Crystal Turner, SVUSD Superintendent, which includes a follow-up to the message that was sent out on 10/1/21 regarding Governor Newsom’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement announcement, as well as some additional updates:

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SVUSD Awards

The start of the 2021-22 school year has brought with it many awards and recognitions:

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2021-22 School Year Calendar

The 2021-22 SVSUD school year starts on Monday, August 16. For more information and about the 2021-22 calendar, please use the following link:

School Year Calendar for 2021/2022

Calendario para el año escolar 2021/2022

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2020-21 Grade Changes

For specifics regarding Assembly Bill 104 requirements regarding Pass or No Pass options for high school students during the 2020-2021 school year, please visit our Grade Changes page:

SVUSD Grade Changes

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