Irvine Unified School District

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Irvine Unified School District
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United States
District information
Established1972; 51 years ago (1972)
SuperintendentTerry Walker[1]
Students and staff
Other information

Irvine Unified School District is a school district in Irvine, California, United States, that serves the city of Irvine. Established on June 6, 1972, IUSD serves approximately 36,000 K-12 students at twenty-four elementary schools, six middle schools, five K-8 schools, two virtual academy, six comprehensive high schools.[2]

Irvine has been frequently recognized among the top school systems in California and the United States.[not specific enough to verify] On the state’s latest Academic Performance Index, which measures overall achievement on a scale of 200 to 1,000, IUSD posted a districtwide score of 921, marking a five-point increase over the previous year.[citation needed]

Irvine schools have earned the state’s highest honor – the label of California Distinguished School – 48 times since 1986, and all four comprehensive high schools have been recognized at least once. All four comprehensive high schools have also earned the distinction as Blue Ribbon Schools, the nation’s highest level of recognition for K-12 campuses. In all, IUSD has produced 13 Blue Ribbon schools since 1983.[citation needed]


According to USNews, the best ranked... Elementary School in IUSD is Turtle Rock Elementary[3] Middle School in IUSD is Vista Verde[4] High School in IUSD is University High School[5]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Alderwood Elementary
  • Beacon Park School
  • Bonita Canyon Elementary School
  • Brywood Elementary School
  • Cadence Park School
  • Canyon View Elementary School
  • College Park Elementary School
  • Culverdale Elementary School
  • Cypress Village Elementary School
  • Deerfield Elementary School
  • Eastshore Elementary School
  • Eastwood Elementary School
  • Greentree Elementary School
  • Loma Ridge Elementary School
  • Meadow Park Elementary School
  • Northwood Elementary School
  • Oak Creek Elementary School
  • Plaza Vista School
  • Portola Springs Elementary School
  • Santiago Hills Elementary School
  • Solis Park School
  • Springbrook Elementary School
  • Stone Creek Elementary School
  • Stonegate Elementary School
  • Turtle Rock Elementary School
  • University Park Elementary School
  • Vista Verde School
  • Westpark Elementary School
  • Woodbury Elementary School

Middle schools[edit]

  • Beacon Park School
  • Cadence Park Middle School
  • Jeffrey Trail Middle School
  • Lakeside Middle School
  • Plaza Vista School
  • Rancho San Joaquin Middle School
  • Sierra Vista Middle School
  • Solis Park School
  • South Lake Middle School
  • Venado Middle School
  • Vista Verde School

High schools[edit]

Other schools[edit]

  • Early Childhood Learning Center
  • Irvine Adult School
  • Irvine Adult Transition Program
  • Irvine Home School[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ James, Elysse (September 17, 2011). "Irvine welcomes new superintendent". The Orange County Register. p. Local 12.
  2. ^ a b "". 20 February 2023.
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  6. ^ "School Locator". 2016-11-10. Retrieved 2021-05-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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