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Our office is open from 7:30 am - 
3:00 pm daily for your convenience.


School Hours

All Grades 7:45 - 2:05 pm.
Thursday 12:45 pm Dismissal

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24242 La Cresta Drive

Dana Point, CA 92629

(949) 496-5784

Fax 949 488-3867

If your child is absent please call the sick line at
(949) 240-1600. 


RH Dana -- Home of the Whales!

A Message from the Principal

The following is a transcript of a School Messenger all-call that went out on the evening of Sunday, June 5:

Hello Families,

This is Dr. Portillo from RH Dana. I’m calling with important ...more

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. 
Reference: BP 5183

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Personnel Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA  92675 (949) 234-9200


ATTENTION: The Capistrano Unified School District (CUSD) does not assume any responsibility or liability for the content that may be present within external Websites linked to and from this site that ...more

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