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Future Cougar Information


Academy of Technology, Math and Science

This accelerated program is designed for those students who have demonstrated exceptional ability and interest in the areas of mathematics, science and/or technology. Students must have completed Geometry prior to the 9th grade and meet the criteria to be enrolled in Honors English I, Honors Algebra II/Trig and Honors Biology. Click HERE for the ATMS Course Pathway.


This nationally recognized program is designed to help bright, motivated students in their completion of college prep coursework while in high school, and to prepare these students to apply for 4 year colleges or universities directly from high school. AVID is a four-year elective class for students with academic potential. Application and interview required. 


Our engineering program is a career academy that addresses relevant, real-world problems from the framework of science, engineering, design and technology (STEM). Activity and project-based curriculum 4 year program; enrollment in 9th grade year is essential. There is no math or science prerequisite – anyone may enroll.  


Two Way Immersion - Spanish (TWIS) Program has the goal of preparing our language students to achieve high level proficiency in both languages (English and the partner language, Spanish), along with academic biliteracy, critical thinking skills, bicultural awareness and sensitivity and appreciation. 

How Do I?

Create a Portal Account? 

English Instructions              

Spanish Instructions

Select classes on the Student Portal?

English Instructions

Spanish Instructions



Freshman Schedule Options

Student Portal Open For Registration 2022-2023

February 3 - February 27 

Registration for all incoming 9th Grade students from our feeder middle schools starts February 3rd, 2022.  Information will be provided to all students attending CVHS feeder middle schools or can be accessed from the link on the right. The window for registration will be open until February 27, 2022.  Students will need access the student portal to add elective classes.

Counselor Middle School Visits (In Person) – during the school day – Students only

  • Newhart Middle School – Thursday, February 3rd
  • Marco Forster Middle School – Tuesday, February 8th
  • Carl Hankey Middle School – Thursday, February 10th  

Parent Information Meetings (Virtual) - links coming soon

  • Tuesday, January 25th @ Carl Hankey Middle School – 5:30 pm
  • Monday, January 31st @ Newhart Middle School – 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, February 1st @ Marco Forster Middle School – 5:30 pm
New Student Enrollment 


CUSD On-line Student Enrollment allows you to begin the enrollment process for students who live within the district boundaries.  You must have a valid address in the cities served by Capistrano Unified to use this system. For information on enrolling a student who  is currently attending and will be transferring schools within CUSD, contact the office at the appropriate school assigned to your residence to have your records transferred. Please do not complete the Online Enrollment process.

On-line Enrollment for the 2022-2023 academic year will be available January 31, 2022.

Please note that enrollment is not complete until the On-line enrollment information has been reviewed by the school. Additional school forms will be needed to be completed and the proof of residency must be verified. The school site will deem the entire enrollment process to be complete and acceptable after you meet in person with the Registrar. 


 Parents of district students (CUSD) who would like their child to attend a school other than the school serving their neighborhood, should follow the process outlined under the School of Choice.

The window for applying for a SOC for the 2022-2023 school year is currently open. The SOC window will be open from January 31, 2022 to March 4, 2022.  Parents will be notified of SOC status in approximately two months after SOC window closes.

Freshman Orientation Flier
Who should I CONTACT?


School Counselor - for schedules, college planning, class questions/concerns and social and emotional support. 

Guidance Office - for student enrollment, records, trouble with transcript ordering, password resets, portal support and basic tech support questions.     

Activities Office - for school related activities such as dances, clubs, school activity contracts, guest contracts, class packages, and graduation information. 

Attendance Office - for all day absences, leaving early, arriving late, forgotten locker combinations and Independent Study Contracts. 

Student Services Office - for all parking permit information/questions and general Assistant Principal support.

Athletics - for summer camp and tryout information you will reach out to the sport specific coach.  The coaches' contact list is linked HERE

Guidance Staff

Christina Migge                  AP of Guidance 

Jeanette Ordish                Secretary of Guidance 

Debbie Gonzales              Registrar

Debbi Townsend                  Guidance Clerk 

Lynne Bell                         Guidance Tech 

Kimberly Cox                    Guidance Tech

Evelyn Abreu                      Bilingual Community Liaison