99 out of 10GreatSchools

Corona Del Mar High School

Newport Beach, CA
  • Public
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  • Grades 7-12
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  • Enrollment: 2454


Corona Del Mar High School
2101 Eastbluff Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 515-6000
Corona Del Mar High School is located in Newport Beach, CA and serves grades 7-12.It received a GreatSchool rating of 9 out of 10
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Reviews19 Reviews

The lasting educational and social impacts upon my life after high school at Corona del Mar have proven invaluable. CDMHS is one of the top rated public schools in the state for both education and athletics. My experience after graduation is that more people have stayed connected to CDM, their classmates and community than any other high school I know of. Being a Sea King was a privilege I still thank my parents for today.Hail Corona Hail.
Multi-generations in OC and settled on Newport Beach to raise our kids in hopes to give them the best opportunities. Unfortunately this was a big mistake, mostly due to CDM environment. What a disgusting environment!!!! From the administration to the parents to the students. Some teachers are great, but the majority of them do not care about their students or education. The biggest concern is for the students, they form clicks (more than any other school) where bullying and exclusion is encouraged. It doesn't matter if you have a social or shy student, we have both. If you ever have problems, you would hope the school Principal or administration would like to correct problems and support their students; but no they don't. The counselors are horrible and don't care about the students either. Although it's a Public education, they act like it's Private since most of the parents can afford any Private institution; but there's no perks like a Private school where they actually care about their students well--being and education. Despite cheating scandals, or the 'prom lottery' tradition, and many unfortunate tragedies this school continues to turn a cheek and refuses to change. Stay away from CDM high school (and middle school).
The leadership has been downhill in this school. The new principal is useless in resolving any issues. No point in talking to him. They handled the pandemic school situation while other schools were more effective given the circumstances.
I honestly loved being at CDM. While it's not flawless it's a great public school where students can be challenged academically and discover passions whether in sports, academics, music, or theater. School spirit is one thing I love about CDM. I mean who wouldn't have school spirit when your mascot is literally the king of the sea? However being a Sea King is not just a name but references the community that everyone is a part of. I look back at CDM and I made so many amazing memories including meeting friends and so many other amazing people that I will never forget. I also developed so much as a person and as a student. What I accomplished at CDM shows me how much I can accomplish and inspires me to continue reaching higher.
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