Coachella Valley Unified School District

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The Coachella Valley Unified School District is a public school district in Riverside County, California, United States, with headquarters in Thermal. The District serves a 100-square-mile (260 km2) area, including the city of Coachella, a portion of Indio, south of Avenues 48 or 49, and Salton City in Imperial County.[citation needed].

The CVUSD headquarters is located at 87225 Church St., Thermal, CA 92272.[1] The district accommodates a fast-growing population of the area, which is predominantly Hispanic (over 80% of CVUSD students, excluding those from seasonal migrant laborers) and residents from Coachella are a large portion of students in the high school.[citation needed]



The CVUSD has 14 elementary schools, 3 middle schools and 3 high schools, plus one continuation high school and one special school for teenage mothers.

The oldest schools in CVUSD include: Coachella Valley High (joined the CVUSD in the 1960s when created out of Coachella Public Schools). Palm View opened in 1939, Bobby Duke and Peter Pendelton schools opened in the 1940s, and Valley View school opened in the 1950s. Mecca and Oasis schools were county schools, so was Kokell school in Thermal, they joined the CVUSD in the 1970s.[citation needed]

Elementary (grades K to 6)

Proposed Elementary Schools.[citation needed]

Middle Schools (grades 7 & 8)

High Schools

Other (Housed at CVUSD sites)

External links

Official School District Website

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