Schools

Canyon Lake Schools

Students living in Canyon Lake usually attend school in the Lake Elsinore Unified School District.  The Lake Elsinore Unified School District includes 31 schools that serve 22,244 students in kindergarten through 12th grades.  Canyon Lake Students typically attend Tuscany Hills Elementary or Cottonwood Canyon Elementary, and then move on to Canyon Lake Middle and Temescal Canyon High School.

Lake Elsinore Valley Unified School District
545 Chaney Street, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Main Office Phone: (951) 253-7000

Elementary Schools:
Cottonwood Canyon Elementary School
Donald Graham Elementary School
Earl Warren Elementary School
Elsinore Elementary School
Machado Elementary School
Railroad Canyon Elementary School
Rice Canyon Elementary School
Ronald Reagan Elementary School
Tuscany Hills Elementary School
Wildomar Elementary School
William Collier Elementary School
Withrow Elementary School

Middle Schools:
Canyon Lake Middle School
David A. Brown Middle School
Elsinore Middle School
Terra Cotta Middle School

High Schools:
Elsinore High School
Lakeside High School
Temescal Canyon High School

K-8 Schools:
Lakeland Village School
Luiseno School

Alternative Schools:
Ortega High School
Keith McCarthy Academy
Southern California Online Academy
Valley Adult School

Higher Education
The closest University of California campus is the University of California, Riverside.  It is typically a 30-35 minute drive from Canyon Lake.  In 2014, UCR was ranked #1 in the country by Time Magazine when using the criteria that was proposed by the President’s administration.
Canyon Lake is central to four California State University campuses located at San Bernardino, Fullerton, San Marcos, and Cal Poly in Pomona.
The Mt. San Jacinto College campus is very close by in Menifee.