Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Welcome to Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Every day, SVUSD is preparing today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s world

SVUSD and San Joaquin Elementary Win 2021 Parenting OC Readers' Choice Awards

Saddleback Valley Unified School District was voted Best Public District in Orange County for the 2nd straight year, while San Joaquin Elementary School was voted Best Public Elementary School in Orange County.

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SVUSD Updates

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


#14 of 750

2019 Safest School Districts in California.



District enrollment count.



High School graduation rate.



Average district SAT scores.


#52 of 481

2019 Best School Districts in California.



Student-Teacher Ratio.


#32 of 486

2019 Best School Districts for Athletes in California.

District Highlights

Highlights and happenings from across SVUSD. 

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de Portola Elementary School recognized as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School

de Portola Elementary School has been awarded the nation’s highest level of distinction as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School.

Orange County Department of Education Blue Ribbon Announcement


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SVUSD Virtual College Fair

The Fall 2021 SVUSD Virtual College fair will take place on October 5th, 2021 from 3:30 to 8:30 PM.

What is the Virtual College Fair?

Just like the actual College Fair, the SVUSD Virtual College Fair provides you with the opportunity to meet representatives from two-year and four-year public and private colleges and universities throughout the United States and internationally. Visit the SVUSD Virtual College Fair website for more information:

SVUSD Virtual College Fair Website


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SVUSD Voted Best Public School District in OC for 2nd Straight Year

On September 8, 2021, the Saddleback Valley Unified School District won the award for Best Public School in Orange County for the year 2021. Votes cast by the readers of the Parenting OC Magazine determine the winner each year, and this is the 2nd straight year that SVUSD has been awarded this honor.


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September 10th eNewsletter

The September 10th edition of the SVUSD eNewsletter is now available! This edition includes news about our 2021-22 Student Board Members, recent awards, Suicide Prevention Awareness month, and other stories from our SVUSD community.

Read more and subscribe here:

September 10th eNews


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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:

2021-22 SVUSD Calendar


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2020-2021 Grade Changes (AB 104)

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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