Alta Murrieta Elementary

About Alta Murrieta

Working together for student success
• Aspiring • Learning • Thinking • Achieving •

Grades

Alta Murrieta Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, serves students in Kindergarten through Grade Five. Alta Murrieta Elementary School opened in 1989 as the third elementary school in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. The educational community at Alta Murrieta Elementary School, believes that all children can learn. To establish a learning environment where all children can succeed, staff, parents, and community members must come together to provide the necessary support. Together, we will strive to instill in each student the skills necessary to meet life’s challenges with honesty, integrity, courage, and the desire for intellectual and personal excellence.

Current Enrollment: 720

School Mission Statement

The educational community at Alta Murrieta Elementary School, believes that all children can learn. Our mission is to establish a learning environment where all children can succeed. Staff, parents, and community members must come together to provide the necessary support. Together, we will strive to instill in each student the skills necessary to meet life’s challenges with honesty, integrity, courage, and the desire for intellectual and personal excellence. At Alta Murrieta, children participate in programs that foster individual growth, academic progress, cultural literacy, and good citizenship. Striving for and maintaining excellence is an on-going process at Alta Elementary School. This is articulated through our school motto, “Acquire the Alta Attitude - Aspiring, Learning, Thinking and Achieving.”

Description of Campus

Alta Murrieta Elementary School opened in 1989 as the third elementary school in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. The school has 48 classrooms, a multipurpose room, library, 3 computer labs, administrative offices, cafeteria, staff lounge and two play areas, one for kindergarten students and one designated for students in grades 1-5. Child care facilities for students in grades K-5 are located on campus in a separate room.

Instructional Goals / Program

Alta Murrieta uses the California State Standards, District and State curriculum, current research in education, and student assessment data to maintain our strong educational foundation. We believe students will need this strong educational foundation and the support of the community to meet the high standards and expectations that are necessary for them to compete in tomorrow’s world.

School Motto

"Acquire the Alta Attitude"

Feeder Schools

  • Middle School: Warm Springs Middle School
  • High School: Vista Murrieta High School