Mission Valley Schools
Mission Valley is served by the San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) which has nearly 133,000 students, and is the second largest district in California, and eighth largest urban district in the United States. The student population is extremely diverse, representing more than 15 ethnic groups and over 60 languages and dialects. The district has grown to more than 250 educational facilities with 14,555 full-time equivalent staff positions representing more than 15,800 employees. The district's educational facilities include 114 elementary schools, 23 middle schools, 27 high schools, 34 charter schools, and 18 alternative schools.