Alta Murrieta Elementary School

Alta Murrieta Elementary School serves 654 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Alta Murrieta Elementary School operates within the Murrieta Valley Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 654 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 654 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Alta Murrieta Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Alta Murrieta Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 22:1
Alta Murrieta Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Asian
8%
11%
Hispanic
37%
52%
Black
4%
7%
White
43%
26%
All Ethnic Groups Alta Murrieta Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Alta Murrieta Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.42
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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10%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,683 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Murrieta Valley Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 22,683 1,671
Murrieta Valley Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1990-2012)
District Total Revenue $226 MM $19 MM
Murrieta Valley Unified School District Total Revenue (1992-2009)
District Spending $253 MM $18 MM
Murrieta Valley Unified School District Spending (1992-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,579 $11,099
Murrieta Valley Unified School District Revenue / Student (1992-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,813 $10,975
Murrieta Valley Unified School District Spending / Student (1992-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Murrieta Mesa High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Warm Springs Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rail Ranch Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MurrietaRail Ranch Elementary School
    25030 Via Santee Rd
    MurrietaCA 92563
    (951)696-1404
    0.8 mi | 768 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • MurrietaTovashal Elementary School
    23801 Via Santee
    MurrietaCA 92563
    (951)696-1411
    0.9 mi | 827 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MurrietaDaniel N. Buchanan Elementary School
    40121 Torrey Pines Rd
    MurrietaCA 92563
    (951)696-1428
    1.4 mi | 1009 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MurrietaWarm Springs Middle School
    39245 Calle De Fortuna
    MurrietaCA 92563
    (951)696-3503
    1.4 mi | 977 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MurrietaMonte Vista Elementary School
    37420 Via Mira Mosa
    MurrietaCA 92563
    (951)894-5085
    1.5 mi | 893 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Murrieta, CA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Murrieta is Alamos Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.