Top 10 Best Temecula Public Middle Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public middle schools serving 15,654 students in Temecula, CA.
The top ranked public middle schools in Temecula, CA are Erle Stanley Gardner Middle School, Temecula International Academy and Elite Academic - Mountain Empire. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Temecula, CA public middle schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the California public middle school average of 31%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 46% statewide average). Middle schools in Temecula have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of California public middle schools.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Middle Schools in Temecula, CA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Erle Stanley Gardner Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
45125 Via Del Coronado
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 699-0080
Grades: 6-8
| 1,042 students
Rank: #22.
Temecula International Academy
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
39600 N. General Kearny Rd.
Temecula, CA 95292
(951) 816-5506
Grades: K-8
| 280 students
Rank: #33.
Elite Academic - Mountain Empire
Charter School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
43414 Business Park Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(866) 354-8302
Grades: K-12
| 675 students
Rank: #44.
James L. Day Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
40775 Camino Campos Verdes
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 699-8138
Grades: 6-8
| 919 students
Rank: #55.
Vail Ranch Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
33340 Camino Piedra Rojo
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5188
Grades: 6-8
| 834 students
Rank: #66.
Temecula Middle School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
42075 Meadows Pkwy.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5151
Grades: 6-8
| 974 students
Rank: #77.
Margarita Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
30600 Margarita Rd.
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 695-7370
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #88.
Elite Academic - Lucerne
Charter School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
43414 Business Park Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(866) 354-8302
Grades: K-12
| 598 students
Rank: #99.
Citrus Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2121 N. Grand Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 388 students
Rank: #1010.
Empire Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
27740 Jefferson Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 1,430 students
Rank: #1111.
Pacific Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1615 Mater Dei Dr.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 478 students
Rank: #1212.
River Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
27740 Jefferson Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 6,444 students
Rank: #1313.
Susan H. Nelson
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
32225 Pio Pico Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 695-7360
Grades: 6-12
| 338 students
Rank: #1414.
Harbor Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1704 Cape Horn
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 258 students
Rank: #1515.
Vista Springs Charter
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 E. Bobier Ave.
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 252-8800
Grades: K-12
| 217 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Temecula, California

Temecula, California Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
31340 Rancho Vista Rd
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 294-6265
Grades: 6-8
| 256 students
32225 Pio Pico Rd.
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-5100
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
28780 Single Oak Dr
Temecula, CA 92590
(951) 595-9095
Grades: K-8
| 83 students
43000 Margarita Rd
Temecula, CA 92591
(951) 294-6512
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public middle schools in Temecula, CA?
The top ranked public middle schools in Temecula, CA include Erle Stanley Gardner Middle School, Temecula International Academy and Elite Academic - Mountain Empire.
How many public middle schools are located in Temecula, CA?
15 public middle schools are located in Temecula, CA.
What is the racial composition of students in Temecula, CA?
Temecula, CA public middle schools minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the California public middle schools average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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