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. All staff in the Capistrano Unified School District are committed to the belief that children will learn, that children will learn more today than yesterday and that they will learn more tomorrow than today. The District’s commitment to the more than 47,000 students entrusted to its care remains steadfast. Our commitment to instructional excellence drives the mission of our nearly 4,000 employees.