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62%
  • Murrieta Valley High
  • 42200 Nighthawk Way, Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
59%
  • Cole Canyon Elementary
  • 23750 Via Alisol, Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 1,105
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
58%
  • Alta Murrieta Elementary
  • 39475 Whitewood Rd., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 769
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
57%
  • Murrieta Mesa High
  • 24801 Monroe Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,198
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
56%
  • Vista Murrieta High
  • 28251 Clinton Keith Rd., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 3,456
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
54%
  • Antelope Hills Elementary
  • 36105 Murrieta Oaks Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 812
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
54%
  • Lisa J. Mails Elementary
  • 35185 Briggs Rd., French Valley
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 981
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
51%
  • Dorothy Mcelhinney Middle School
  • 35185 Briggs Rd., French Valley
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
51%
  • Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary
  • 40121 Torrey Pines Rd., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 998
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
51%
  • Tovashal Elementary
  • 23801 Via Santee, Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 738
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
51%
  • Rail Ranch Elementary
  • 25030 Via Santee Rd., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 599
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
49%
  • Thompson Middle School
  • 24040 Hayes Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,665
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 30:1
47%
  • Murrieta Elementary
  • 24725 Adams Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 830
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
45%
  • E. Hale Curran Elementary
  • 40855 Chaco Canyon Rd., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
45%
  • Shivela Middle School
  • 24515 Lincoln Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,443
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
42%
  • Monte Vista Elementary
  • 37420 Via Mira Mosa, Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 940
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 27:1
41%
  • Warm Springs Middle School
  • 39245 Calle De Fortuna, Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 891
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 28:1
35%
  • Avaxat Elementary
  • 24300 Rancho Las Brisas Dr., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 735
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
n/a
  • Creekside High
  • 24150 Hayes Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 135
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
n/a
  • Tenaja Canyon Academy
  • 24150 Hayes Ave., Murrieta
  • Murrieta Valley Unified
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 121
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 29:1
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Murrieta school information

IndexMurrietaCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores50%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools168,30879,221
Total private schools63,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Murrieta, CA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Murrieta public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 31% higher than than the California average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Murrieta public schools is 22:1, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.0% have completed high school, 28.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Murrieta

IndexMurrietaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college69.9%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.2%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.6%1.3%

Listed above are Murrieta Valley Unified, Murrieta schools. To customize your list of Murrieta Valley Unified schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Murrieta Valley Unified schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
French Valley, CA27,94956%13%
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Fallbrook, CA31,77139%20%
Rainbow, CA1,78037%25%
Murrieta, CA108,58350%1%

Cities with similar population

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Antioch, CA108,67525%50%
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Richardson, TX108,35079%60%
Murrieta, CA108,58350%1%
Source: The Murrieta, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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