|Rating||7 out of 10|
|Grades||9 to 12th grade|
|School District||Murrieta Valley Unified|
|Location||28251 Clinton Keith Rd.
Murrieta, CA 92563
Vista Murrieta High has an academic rating well above the average for California high schools based on its high test performance and low AP course participation. It is ranked 297th in the best public high schools in California.
Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.
The Vista Murrieta High student body is predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.
|Native American Indian||0.4%||14|
|Hawaiian Pacific Inlander||1.2%||42|
|Two or more races||6.5%||224|
18.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California high school median of 48.5%. By this measure, Vista Murrieta High students are largely upper income and rank 206th in California for high school student family income.
Students at Vista Murrieta High scored an average 56% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state high school median of 42% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 23.4% of California high schools.
|Gender||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Subgroup||Math Proficient||Reading Proficient|
|Asian & Pacific Islander||50% to 54%*||80% to 84%*|
|Black||25% to 29%*||65% to 69%*|
|Hispanic||25% to 29%*||65% to 69%*|
|Multiracial||30% to 39%*||80% to 89%*|
|With Disabilites||10% or less*||30% to 39%*|
|Limited English||less than 50%*||less than 50%*|
*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.
The average SAT score for Vista Murrieta High students in 2016 was 1079.
515 out of 1,617 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (32%). College admission testing participation is slightly above the California median rate of 29% and in the top 42% for participation.
Vista Murrieta High offers 17 AP courses. 18 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 36% percentile and somewhat below the median AP enrollment rate for all California schools of 21%. Vista Murrieta High had 509 taking AP exams with a 367 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 75% percentile and somewhat above the California state median of 55 percent.
|AP Test Pass Rate||72%||55%|
|Students enrolled in an AP class||18%||21%|
|AP Math Enrollment Rate||5%|
|AP Science Enrollment Rate||3%|
|AP Other Enrollment Rate||17%|
|AP Courses Offered||17|
|Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate||13%||14%|
|Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate||14%|
|Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate||12%|
Vista Murrieta High
28251 Clinton Keith Rd.
Murrieta Valley Unified