The Mission of Murrieta Valley High School is to inspire and empower all students to grow academically, emotionally and socially in order to become productive citizens who serve others and meet the challenges of the 21st Century.
Murrieta Valley High School (MVHS), a California Distinguished School, is a four-year comprehensive high school fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. MVHS offers students an excellent academic program, an award-winning student activities program, and an outstanding interscholastic athletic program. Check out our School Profile.
2012-2013 Expected Enrollment: 2240
School Mission/Vision: The mission of Murrieta Valley High School is to educate students by creating and promoting an environment of academic excellence. Our students will become involved as self-directed learners who utilize problem-solving skills, communicate effectively, sustain positive self-esteem, and demonstrate concern and respect for others. Together, students, staff, and community will function best in a climate which is safe and comfortable where all can learn and grow.
Description of Campus: The MVHS campus is housed on 52 acres and has 152 classrooms, computer labs, technology labs, photo labs, a video production studio, automotive shop, classrooms for ceramics, food and clothing classes, science labs, and a state-of-the-art performing arts center. Athletic facilities include a swimming pool, gymnasium, football stadium, soccer fields, a running track, softball fields and basketball courts. In addition, the school has a library, cafeteria, administrative offices, and a staff lounge. Campus maps can be picked up at our front reception desk.
Year School Opened: 1990
Instructional Goals/Program: Our commitment is to meet the needs of every student and to create an atmosphere where learning and excellence are the norm. Our focus is to motivate, educate and prepare students for college. If a student is prepared for the highest academic level, all post-high school options are available. The district support center staff, teachers, lead teachers, mentors, school support staff, administrators and parents are all actively involved in providing focus, resources, research data and instructional training for the continuous improvement of the instructional program at MVHS.
The school’s instructional program is consistent with the District’s mission of academic success for all students through a K through 12th grade sequence of teaching, learning, assessment and support.
Elementary: Murrieta Elementary, Cole Canyon, Tovashal, E. Hale Curran and Avaxat
Middle: Thompson Middle School, Shivela Middle School