• About Avaxat Elementary

    Avaxat Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, serves students in Kindergarten through Grade Five. Avaxat, an Indian word meaning cottonwood, is the second elementary school to be opened in the Murrieta Valley Unified School District. Avaxat Elementary is located on the northern side of Murrieta.

    Current Enrollment: 740

    School Constitution

    Motto

    Learn more, respect all!

    Vision

    Prepare all learners to live their dreams.

    Mission

    We will provide an extraordinary, standards-based education with an emphasis on cultivating each student’s Academic, Emotional, and Social potential.

    Academic

    • Development Critical Thinkers
    • Implementing Differentiated Instruction
    • Exploring Technology as a bridge to the future

    Emotional

    • Nurturing Compassion
    • Fostering respect for each other and the environment
    • Encouraging Self Reflection

    Social

    • Promoting Cooperation and Kindness
    • Communicating effectively
    • Building TRRFCC Kid

    Pledge

    I am somebody...
    I am capable and lovable...
    I am teachable...
    I can learn...
    I respect myself and others.

    Other Information

    Description of Campus

    The school has 31 regular education classrooms, 2 special day classes, 1 multipurpose room, a library, computer lab, 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 the west side of campus.

    Year School Opened

    The school opened in 1988 in temporary facilities and moved to the current permanent site in 1993.

    Instructional Goals/Program:

    Students will benefit from our strong standards-based curriculum which focuses on a Kindergarten - 12th grade sequenced curriculum and promotes academic success for all students. Technology has become an important part of our educational programs and we are fortunate to have a computer lab, which is used extensively for student and staff training.

    Feeder Schools

    Shivela Middle School, Mesa High School

Last Modified on August 16, 2018