PROFICIENCY 51% 34% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Murrieta Valley Unified
56%French Valley

Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Murrieta Valley Unified" in French Valley, CA. There are a total of 1,308 students and 49 teachers at Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 27 to 1. There are a total of 222 free lunch students and 116 reduced lunch students.

Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.0%, which is 34% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio27:1
Free lunch222
Reduced lunch116


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 46.0% 46.5% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 5.6% 6.1% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 11.3% 8.1% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.0% 32.5% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.6% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 9.4% 5.6% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Lisa J. Mails Elementary54%0.0French Valley, CA
Susan La Vorgna Elementary58%1.6French Valley, CA
Oak Meadows Elementary45%2.2Murrieta, CA
Vista Murrieta High56%2.2Murrieta, CA
Monte Vista Elementary42%2.3Murrieta, CA
French Valley Elementary56%2.5French Valley, CA
Temecula Valley Charter52%2.6French Valley, CA
Temecula Preparatory65%2.6French Valley, CA
Antelope Hills Elementary54%3.0Murrieta, CA
Tovashal Elementary51%3.2Murrieta, CA
Rail Ranch Elementary51%3.3Murrieta, CA
Alamos Elementary54%3.4Murrieta, CA

French Valley demographics profile

StatisticFrench ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,56823291
Median age32.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish17%29%13%

Education level achieved in French Valley

IndexFrench ValleyCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.7%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.5%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.