<p>41870 Mcalby Ct., Murrieta, CA 23219<br>
(951) 696-1600<br>
The Murrieta Valley Unified School District includes 21 schools that serve 22,274 students in grades K through 12.  The School District has 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. <br>
Murrieta Valley Unified schools offer an excellent academic program with award-winning student activities, performing arts, and outstanding interscholastic athletic programs.  The student-centered educational program emphasizes a standards based curriculum and a commitment to the academic success of every student.  Murrieta Valley Unified School District is one of the highest performing districts in the Riverside County.<br>
<strong>Elementary Schools: (NOTE: Open all links in own Browser window/tab):</strong><br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Alta Murrieta</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Antelope Hills</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Avaxat</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Buchanan</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Cole Canyon</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>E. Hale Curran</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Lisa J. Mails</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Monte Vista</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Murrieta Elementary</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Rail Ranch</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Tovashal</a> <br>
<strong>Middle Schools</strong>:<br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Shivela Middle School</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Thompson Middle School</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Dorothy McElhinney Middle School</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Warm Springs Middle School</a> <br>
<strong>High Schools:</strong><br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Murrieta Valley High School</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Murrieta Mesa High School</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Vista Murrieta High School</a> <br>
<strong>Alternative Schools:</strong><br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Creekside High School</a> <br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Tenaja Canyon Academy</a> <br>
<strong>Adult School:</strong><br>
<a href=”″ target=”_blank”>Murrieta Valley Adult School</a> <br>
<strong><u>Higher Education</u></strong><br>
The closest University of California campus is the University of California, Riverside.  It is typically a 35-40 minute drive from Murrieta, CA.  In 2014, UCR was ranked #1 in the country by Time Magazine when using the criteria that was proposed by the President’s administration.  <br>
Murrieta is central to four California State University campuses located at San Bernardino, Fullerton, San Marcos, and Cal Poly in Pomona.<br>
The Mt. San Jacinto College campus is very close by in Menifee.  </p>