Best Orange County Schools

Robin Fenchel February 22, 2012

Five Irvine Unified School District schools scored in the top ten for all of Orange County for API results in 2009.

Turtle Rock, Bonita Canyon, Canyon View and Alderwood Basics Plus Elementary Schools ranked #2, #5 ,#6, and #7 respectively, and Rancho San Joaquin Middle School ranked #9.

Turtle Rock elementary is the district school for the part of Turtle Rock village located in the 92612 zip code as well as the University Town Center. Bonita Canyon elementary encompasses homes located in Turtle Rock within the 92603 zip code.

Canyon View elementary is located in a newer part of Northwood villlage in the 92620 zip code.

Alderwood Basics Plus elementary, located in Quail Hill, serves Quail Hill and the Spectrum area residents.

Rancho San Joaquin Middle School is the district school for the villages of Quail Hill, Turtle Rock, Turtle Ridge, Rancho San Joaquin, University Park and University Town Center.

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