Murrieta Valley Unified School District

41870 Mcalby Ct.
Murrieta, CA 92562-7021
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Murrieta Valley Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 22,590 students in Murrieta Valley Unified School District.
Public Schools in Murrieta Valley Unified School District have a diversity score of 0.69, which is more than the California public school average of 0.63.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
21 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
22,590 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
933 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (CA)
(18-19)
51%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
64%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
96%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.63
# American Indian Students
65 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,700 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
8%
12%
# Hispanic Students
9,333 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
41%
56%
# Black Students
1,237 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
7,986 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
35%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
125 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,135 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
1,501
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,338
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,462
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,499
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,584
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,609
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,638
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,689
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,805
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,056
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,196
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,153
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,060
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,682 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,320 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$332 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$301 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,682
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,320
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Murrieta Valley Unified  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Murrieta Valley Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Cole Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
23750 Via Alisol
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1421
Grades: K-5
| 1,033 students
Rank: #22.
Antelope Hills Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
36105 Murrieta Oaks Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 445-4110
Grades: K-5
| 741 students
Rank: #33.
Alta Murrieta Elementary School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 68% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
39475 Whitewood Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 696-1403
Grades: K-5
| 814 students
Rank: #44.
Vista Murrieta High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 74% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
28251 Clinton Keith Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 894-5750
Grades: 9-12
| 3,665 students
Rank: #55.
Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 69% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35125 Briggs Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 304-1885
Grades: 6-8
| 1,316 students
Rank: #66.
Murrieta Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 66% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
24725 Adams Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1401
Grades: K-5
| 912 students
Rank: #77.
Lisa J. Mails Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 64% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
35185 Briggs Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 304-1880
Grades: K-5
| 939 students
Rank: #88.
Rail Ranch Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 63% )
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
25030 Via Santee Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 696-1404
Grades: K-5
| 637 students
Rank: #99.
Tovashal Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 65% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
23801 St. Raphael Dr.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1411
Grades: K-5
| 713 students
Rank: #1010.
Murrieta Valley High School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 73% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
42200 Nighthawk Way
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1408
Grades: 9-12
| 2,295 students
Rank: #1111.
Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 61% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40121 Torrey Pines Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 696-1428
Grades: K-5
| 817 students
Rank: #1212.
Shivela Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 57% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
24515 Lincoln Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1406
Grades: 6-8
| 1,309 students
Rank: #1313.
Murrieta Mesa High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 71% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
24801 Monroe Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 677-0568
Grades: 9-12
| 2,291 students
Rank: #1414.
Monte Vista Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 54% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
37420 Via Mira Mosa
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 894-5085
Grades: K-5
| 776 students
Rank: #1515.
E. Hale Curran Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 56% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
40855 Chaco Canyon Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1405
Grades: K-5
| 615 students
Rank: #1616.
Avaxat Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 60% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24300 Rancho Las Brisas Dr.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1402
Grades: K-5
| 705 students
Rank: #1717.
Warm Springs Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 63% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
39245 Calle De Fortuna
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 696-3503
Grades: 6-8
| 847 students
Rank: #1818.
Thompson Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 57% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
24040 Hayes Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1410
Grades: 6-8
| 1,533 students
Rank: #1919.
Murrieta Canyon Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
24150 Hayes Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92563
(951) 696-1661
Grades: K-12
| 632 students
Rank: n/an/a
Murrieta Options
Alternative School
24150 Hayes Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1600
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
41870 Mcalby Ct.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(951) 696-1600
Grades: n/a
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Murrieta Valley Unified School District?
Murrieta Valley Unified School District manages 21 public schools serving 22,590 students.
What is the racial composition of students in Murrieta Valley Unified School District?
41% of Murrieta Valley Unified School District students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 9% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Murrieta Valley Unified School District?
Murrieta Valley Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Murrieta Valley Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,320 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 21 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 22,590 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 96%
  • : 51%
  • : 64%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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