FAST FACTS

About MVUSD

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 each and every student.

With eleven California Distinguished Schools and a district Academic Performance Index of 854, MVUSD is one of the highest performing districts in Riverside County.  Eighteen out of twenty district schools exceed the exemplary mark of 800 on the cornerstone of California’s state-wide accountability system. High test scores, highly qualified teachers, staff dedicated to serving students and active parent and community involvement place Murrieta in the upper echelon of school districts.

Location

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District is located in Murrieta, California on the southwestern edge of Riverside County. Murrieta is easily reached via the I-15 and I-215 freeways and is in close proximity to San Diego and Orange counties.

Schools

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11 K-5 Elementary Schools
4 6-8 Middle Schools
3 Comprehensive High Schools
1 Continuation High School
1 Independent Study School
1 Adult Education Program

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Adopted 2013-14 Budget
 
Revenue: $165,339,150
Expenditures: $165,442,249

Student Population

2013/14 Enrollment: 23,045

Student-to-Teacher Ratio:

Grades K-5:   32:1
Grades 6-8:   32:1 for core academic subjects
Grades 9-12: 32:1 for core academic subjects

District Employees

2012/13: 1,856
 
MVUSD students benefit from:
  • A focus on connecting with students and building positive relationships with students, parents and community
  • A student-centered educational program emphasizing basic curriculum and state-adopted standards
  • Class size reduction in kindergarten through 3rd grade
  • AVID programs
  • High school International Baccalaureate program
  • Dual-enrollment courses with Mt. San Jacinto Community College
  • Honors and Advanced Placement courses
  • Career Technical Education
  • Career pathways and internships
  • Gifted and Talented Education programs
  • Special education programs
  • Character building lessons that teach children to become trustworthy, respectful, responsibile, fair, caring, and ethical citizens. 
  • Alternative education programs and credit recovery opportunities
  • Extended learning opportunities during the summer and winter break for students in grades 2-1
  • Early childhood education programs and after-school student enrichment and child care program
  • Computers and internet access in every classroom and lab
  • Extensive use of technology in the curriculum
  • Professional Learning Communities and staff development opportunities for teachers
  • Student peer groups in grades 6-12 provide counseling, support, tutoring and conflict management
  • D.A.R.E. programs teach students to resist the use of alcohol, drugs and gang involvement
  • Active parent and community involvement, including 6,432 PTA members
 
Last Modified on February 21, 2014