Ladera Ranch is a census-designated place and a 4000-acre master-planned community located in south Orange County, California just outside the city limits of San Juan Capistrano, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Mission Viejo. It is built on portions of the O’Neill, Avery, & Moiso family’s 23,000-acre Rancho Mission Viejo cattle ranch which is the largest remaining working ranch in Orange County. Ladera Ranch is located in the foothills of the Orange County Saddleback.
To create a sense of community, Ladera Ranch villages are broken into districts which are then broken into individual neighborhoods. Miles-long Ladera Ranch Trail connects the entire community, as well as much of the 1,600 acres of open space. It is now an active suburban community where their residents enjoy recreational parks, clubhouses, shopping, and trails for joggers, hikers, and bikers.
Source: OCFastStats, current as of 05/2020
Generally known as a single-family home, a detached home shares no common walls with another house or dwelling.
An attached home is a structure that shares a common wall or walls with another unit such as townhomes and condominiums.
Ladera Ranch contains 6 primary and secondary schools. One of the highest-rated schools is Capistrano Valley High School, which is rated 9. The public schools in Ladera Ranch belong to Capistrano Unified School District.
Ladera Ranch is known for having excellent schools. There are three elementary schools in Ladera Ranch named Chaparral Elementary, Ladera Ranch Elementary, and Oso Grande Elementary. Ladera Ranch has one middle school named Ladera Ranch Middle School. There are two high schools that have boundaries in Ladera Ranch which are San Juan Hills High School and Tesoro High School.
Chaparral Elementary School Principal: Melissa Schaefer | Melissa Schaefer Email
Grades: Preschool, TK, K-5
Address: 29001 Sienna Parkway, Ladera Ranch 92694 | Chaparral Map
Phone: (949) 234-5349
Links: Chaparral School | Chaparral Foundation
Ladera Ranch Elementary School –
Principal: Michelle Moore | Michelle Moore Email
Grades: TK, K-5
Address: 29551 Sienna Parkway, Ladera Ranch 92694 | Ladera Ranch Map
Phone: (949) 234-5915
Links: Ladera Ranch School | Ladera Ranch PTA | Ladera Ranch Foundation
Oso Grande Elementary School –
Principal: Jayne Martin | Jayne Martine Email
Address: 30251 Sienna Parkway, Ladera Ranch 92694 | Oso Grande Map
Phone: (949) 234-5966
Links: Oso Grande School | Oso Grande PTA | Oso Grande Foundation
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San Juan Hills High School – SAN JUAN HILLS
Principal: Jennifer Smalley | Jennifer Smalley Email
Address: 29211 Stallion Ridge, San Juan Capistrano 92675 | San Juan Hills Map
Phone: (949) 234-5900
Links: San Juan Hills School | PTA
Tesoro High School –
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