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Temecula Valley Unified School District

The schools located within Temecula, California are listed under the Temecula Valley unified school district.

The city of Temecula is located within Riverside County, California. In 2017, Temecula had a population over 110,000. This is only a fraction of the total population of Riverside County, which totals 2,189,000. The unified school district also includes schools from other nearby areas, including Winchester and Murrieta, California.


The Temecula Valley Unified School District (TVUSD) has gained distinction of having the highest assessment scores throughout Riverside County according to the modernized California Smarter Balance Test. The TVUSD spans 213 sq. miles, and started operating in 1989 as a unified school district.

The school district at this time includes a total of 17 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, and 3 comprehensive schools. There is a single independent study and a single continuation high school. Two charter schools, one virtual school, and a single adult school within the district.

Total, there are 32 schools within the Temecula Valley Unified School District.  With around 1,316 certified staff and faculty members, with 1,459 classified staff members the district provides a childcare program (BASES) at different elementary schools.

There are currently around 27,700 students within the TVUSD.

In 2012, the district has received voter approval for a $165 million Measure Y Bond. Funds are issued over a 10-year period in four planned installments. Projects have been prioritized and established by a master facility plan for completing during the bonds lifetime.


Below is a list of the schools that can be found within the unified school district:


Elementary School

  • Ysabel Barnett Elementary School
  • Alamos Elementary School
  • French Valley Elementary School
  • Crown Hill Elementary School
  • Helen Hunt Jackson Elementary School
  • Nicolas Valley Elementary School
  • Susan LaVorgna Elementary School
  • Pauba Valley Elementary School
  • Paloma Elementary School
  • Red Hawk Elementary School
  • Rancho Elementary School
  • Vintage Hills Elementary School
  • Tony Tobin Elementary School
  • Vail Elementary School
  • Temecula Luiseno Elementary School
  • Temecula Elementary School


Middle & Jr. High School

  • Erle Stanley Gardner Middle School
  • Bella Vista Middle School
  • Margarita Middle School
  • James L. Day Middle School
  • Vial Ranch Middle School
  • Temecula Middle School


High School

  • Chaparral High School
  • Great Oak High School
  • Rancho Vista High School
  • Susan Nelson High School
  • Temecula Valley High School


Future School

  • Old Town Elemntary School
  • Roripaugh Ranch Elementary
  • Middle School #8 (Old Town)
  • Middle School #7 (Roripaugh Ranch)
  • High School #4 (French Valley)


Charter School

  • Temecula Valley Charter School
  • Temecula Preparatory School