School Districts


Riverside Unified School District (RUSD)

3380 Fourteenth Street
Riverside, California 92501
(951) 788‐7135


With schools dating back to the 1870s, the Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) is the 16th largest school district in California. RUSD educates nearly 42,000 students across 50+ schools (31 elementary, 9 middle schools, 7 high schools, and 8 specialty schools) in Riverside and serves a large portion of Riverside as well as the unincorporated areas of Highgrove and Woodcrest.



Alvord Unified School District (AUSD)

10365 Keller Avenue
Riverside, California 92505
(951) 509‐5000


The Alvord Unified School District, serves the western portion of the City of Riverside, the eastern portion of the City of Corona, and segments of unincorporated parts of Riverside County. Their 23 schools (14 elementary, 4 middle schools, 5 high schools) provide nearly 20,000 students with learning experiences necessary to inspire them to fulfill their own unlimited potential.




Institutions of Higher Education



Riverside City College

4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506


Riverside City College (RCC) is the seventh oldest community college in the state with a proud legacy in Sports, Health-Related Sciences, Business Information Systems & Technology, and Visual Performing Arts. The college has a state-of-the-art music training facility and concert hall, a nursing school, childhood education center, and the Culinary Arts Academy. Many students, especially those who are already in the workforce, attend RCC to gain certification in a specialized skill or to finish an associate degree. RCC offers more than 2,000 course options and is also home to Gateway College, Middle College/Early College, Workforce Preparation programs, Open Campus (online education), Community Education and other unique initiatives that provide learning opportunities for students ages 16 to 65+.



University of California, Riverside

900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521


University of California, Riverside (UCR), is one of 10 campuses in the University of California system and is the only public research university in Inland Southern California. Since opening in 1954, UCR has made its mark nationally and internationally. UCR offers 79 distinct undergraduate degrees, 55 Master’s degree programs, and 42 Ph.D. programs to over 85,000 students.



California Baptist University

8432 Magnolia Ave
Riverside, CA 92504


California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. Students are provided with a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. CBU serves 11,491 students and offers 108 undergraduate programs as well as 40 graduate programs and 7 doctoral programs. Not only does CBU have quality academics, California Baptist University’s athletic teams regularly compete at a high level having recently transitioned into the NCAA Division I. At CBU students are challenged to “Live Their Purpose”.




La Sierra University

4500 Riverwalk Parkway
Riverside, CA 92505


La Sierra University (LSU) is a coeducational institution located in Riverside and is part of the Seventh-Day Adventist system of higher education. The university offers graduate and undergraduate curricula in liberal arts and applied sciences, business management, religion and programs for professional education. Today the institution provides more than 120 bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees for about 2,300 students. A unique Service Learning program affirms the university’s 100-year commitment to values-based education. ‘To Seek, To Know and To Serve’ is the key to the mission that drives LSU.