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Murrieta Valley Unified School District educates 22,800 students from transitional kindergarten through high school with an excellent, comprehensive academic program. Students participate in highly acclaimed visual and performing arts programs, championship interscholastic athletic programs and nationally recognized student activities programs. The student-centered educational program emphasizes a commitment to the academic success of each and every student.
- MVUSD is one of 11 school districts in the State to receive the title of 2019 Honor Roll District.
- The district has 12 California Distinguished Schools, eight Gold Ribbon Schools and 2019 CBEE Star Schools.
- Murrieta Valley, Vista Murrieta and Murrieta Mesa have been named America’s Best High Schools by U. S. News & World Report
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.
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Student Population2017/18 Enrollment: 22,800 Enrollment by School Demographics
Grades K-5: 32:1
Grades 6-8: 32:1 for core academic subjectsGrades 9-12: 32:1 for core academic subjects
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
AVID programs from K-12
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, responsible, fair, caring, and ethical citizens
Alternative education programs and credit recovery opportunities
Extended learning opportunities during the summer for students in grades 2-1
Early childhood education programs and after-school student enrichment and child care program
Computers and wireless internet access in every classroom and lab
21st century technology used across 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
- Visual and performing arts at all schools and schools of choice with a visual and arts emphasis
- Safe schools and one of the safest cities in the US