Mission Basilica School

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Parish: Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, CA, Diocese of Orange

Pastor: Monsignor Michael McKiernan

Principal: Alycia Beresford

Staffed By: Credentialed teachers and teacher aides

Founded: 1928 ~ Monsignor St. John O’Sullivan

Type of School: Catholic Parochial School

Enrollment: 260 students, Pre-K  - Grade 8

Accredited by: Western Catholic Education Association (WCEA), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), National Blue Ribbon School

School Hours:  8:00 a.m. – 2:50 p.m. for KR – 8

Extended Daycare: 2:50 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. for KR – 8th, $6.00/hr.

Curriculum: Religion and Spiritual Retreats, Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Computer Technology, Spanish, Physical Education, Music, Art.

Extracurricular: Altar Servers,  Basketball, Cheerleading, Choir, Christian Service & Community Outreach, Drama Club, Flag Football, Lectors, Scouting, Soccer, Softball, Student Council, Volleyball, Academic Decathlon and Spelling Bee. After School Programs include: Archery, Soccer, Drama, Piano, Robotics, and Legos.

Traditions: Catholic Schools’ Week, May Crowning, Red Ribbon Week, St. Joseph’s Day, United Nations Day.

Parent Groups:  Parent Teacher Organization, Consultative School Board, School Finance Committee.