42200 Nighthawk Way
Murrieta, CA 92562
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Murrieta Valley High School serves 2,302 students in grades 9-12.
Murrieta Valley High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Murrieta Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Murrieta Valley High School's student population of 2,302 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
92 teachers
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School Rankings

Murrieta Valley High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Valley High School is 0.63, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2147 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
34%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
50%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Murrieta Valley High School's ranking?

Murrieta Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 1%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Murrieta Valley High School?

The graduation rate of Murrieta Valley High School is 99%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.

How many students attend Murrieta Valley High School?

2,302 students attend Murrieta Valley High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

50% of Murrieta Valley High School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Murrieta Valley High School?

Murrieta Valley High School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Murrieta Valley High School offer ?

Murrieta Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,302 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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