24150 Hayes Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92563
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Murrieta Canyon Academy serves 252 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Murrieta Canyon Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Murrieta Canyon Academy's student population of 252 students has grown by 100% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 275% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
252 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Murrieta Canyon Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Murrieta Canyon Academy is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7437 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
23:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
54%
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Black
5%
5%
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White
51%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 252 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 30%)

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