Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts District


The Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts District consists of a single elementary public charter school, the Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts, which serves grades K-5 in Laguna Niguel, California.

The Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts stands out as a high-performing school, with its students consistently outperforming the state average on Smarter Balanced Assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics across grades 3-5. For example, in 3rd grade, 70% of students were proficient or better in ELA, compared to the state average of 42.96%, and 85% were proficient or better in Math, compared to the state average of 45.11%. The school has maintained a 4-star rating from SchoolDigger and has consistently ranked in the top 30% of California elementary schools over the past few years, with its highest ranking being 1388 out of 5,848 schools in the 2022-2023 school year.

The school also has a relatively diverse student population, with 50.6% white, 20.88% Hispanic, 6.43% Asian, and 20.88% students of two or more races. However, the school's chronic absenteeism rate of 21.5% is higher than the state average, and 22.49% of students receive free or reduced-price lunch, indicating a relatively low-income student population. These factors may require further investigation and targeted interventions to address the underlying causes and improve student attendance and support for disadvantaged students.

District Detail

 29292 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-1861

 (949) 269-3291

SchoolDigger Rank:
297th of 1560 California districts

See the 2023 California District rankings!
Grades served: K-5
Students: 249

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the California Department of Education.

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