Schools

Lake Elsinore Schools

Public education within most of the city of Lake Elsinore and the surrounding areas is provided by the Lake Elsinore Unified School District, which serves a student population of about 21,500. The school district has 15 elementary schools, five middle schools, three high schools, and several alternative schools.
A very small portion of northeastern Lake Elsinore in the Canyon Hills subdivision is located in the Menifee Union School District for grades K-8, and Perris Union High School District for grades 9-12.
Additionally, three private schools are within the city of Lake Elsinore, including a K-12 preparatory academy.
Lake Elsinore Unified School District
545 Chaney Street
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

Main Office:  (951) 253-7000
Hours of Operation:  7:30am-4:30pm Monday through Friday in accordance with all District and National holidays
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 45-50 minute drive from Lake Elsinore.  In 2014, UCR was ranked #1 in the country by Time Magazine when using the criteria that was proposed by the President’s administration.
Lake Elsinore 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 close by in Menifee.