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The '''Menifee Union School District''' is one of 1,021 school districts in [[California]].
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{{School board district infobox
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|District = Menifee Union School District
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|Place = Menifee, California
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|Image = Menifee Union seal.jpg
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|Superintendent = Dr. Steve Kennedy
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|Enrollment = 9,784
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|Grad rate = N/A
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|Number of schools = 12
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|Budget = $59.0 million
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|Website = http://www.menifeeusd.org/
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|Board president = Ron Ulibarri
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|Board members = 5
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|Term years = 4
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}}
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{{tnr}}'''Menifee Union School District''' is a [[California school districts|school district]] in [[California]] that serves the city of [[Menifee, California]]. It is the [[Largest school districts in the United States by enrollment|172nd largest]] school district in California, serving 9,784 students in 12 schools with an operating budget of $59.0 million.<ref name=enroll>[http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us/App_Resx/EdDataClassic/fsTwoPanel.aspx?#!bottom=/_layouts/EdDataClassic/fiscal/ListSchools.asp?reportNumber=32&level=06&fyr=1112&county=33&district=67116 ''Ed-Data,'' "District Profile - Fiscal Year: 2011-12," accessed January 8, 2014]</ref><ref name=budget/>
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==About the district==
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:: See also: [[Menifee Union School District, California]]
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[[File:Map of Menifee California.png|200px|thumb|left|link=Menifee Union School District elections (2013)]] Menifee Union School District is located in  Riverside County, California in Menifee, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 77,519 residents.<ref>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0603666.html ''United States Census Bureau,'' "Menifee, California Quick Facts," Accessed October 3, 2013]</ref>
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===Demographics===
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Menifee outperforms the rest of California when measured on the percentage of residents living below the poverty level and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma. Menifee underperforms when compared to the state of California on percentage of residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree and median household income. The median household income in Menifee was $60,805 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 16.3% of Menifee residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to a 30.2 in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Menifee was 8.3% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 83.3% of Menifee residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in  California.<ref>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0603666.html ''United States Census Bureau,'' "Menifee, California Quick Facts," Accessed October 3, 2013]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed" style="background:none; text-align: center; width: 650px"
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Racial Demographics, 2012<ref name=Census1/>
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Race
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Menifee (%)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | California (%)
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|-
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| White || 23.1 || 57.6
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|-
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| Black or African American || 5.0 || 6.2
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|-
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| American Indian and Alaska Native || 0.8 || 1.0
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|-
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| Asian || 4.9 || 13.0
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|-
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| Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander || 0.4 || 0.4
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|-
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| Two or More Races || 4.9 || 4.9
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|-
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| Hispanic or Latino || 33.0 || 37.6
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|}
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Party Affiliation, 2013<ref>[http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/ror/ror-pages/ror-odd-year-2013/county.pdf ''California Secretary of State,'' "Report of Registration as of February 10, 2013 - Registration by County," accessed January 7, 2014]</ref>
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|-
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Party
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Registered Voters
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | % of Total
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|-
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| Democratic ||  340,932 || 36.50
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|-
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| Republican || 377,774 || 40.45
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|-
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| American Independent ||  27,813 || 2.98
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|-
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| Libertarian || 5,145 || 0.55
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|-
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| Peace and Freedom || 2,324 || 0.25
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|-
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| Green || 2,659 || 0.28
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|-
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| Americans Elect ||  53 || 0.01
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| Other || 7,472 || 0.80
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|}
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==Superintendent==
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Dr. Steve Kennedy is the current Superintendent of Menifee Union School District. He has served in this position since being appointed unanimously in 2012. Kennedy earned his Bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and his Master's degree from National University. He earned his doctorate from Argosy University in Ontario.<ref>[http://www.pe.com/local-news/riverside-county/menifee/menifee-headlines/20120925-menifee-steve-kennedy-named-school-superintendent.ece Michelle L. Klampe ''Press Enterprise.com,'' "MENIFEE: Steve Kennedy named school superintendent," September 25, 2012]</ref>
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==School board==
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The Menifee Union school consists of five members that serve four year terms.<ref name=board>[http://www.menifeeusd.org/district/Department/22-School-Board/292-Member-Bios.html ''Menifee Union School District,'' "School Board," accessed January 8, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable" style="background:none; text-align: center;"
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Menifee Union School Board
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|-
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Member
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | District
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Term Ends
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|-
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| Ron Ulbarri | President | 2017
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|-
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| Robert O’Donnell | Vice President | 2015
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|-
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| Jerry Bowman | Clerk | 2017
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|-
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| Randall T. Freeman | Member | 2017
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|-
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| Reg Bennett | Member | 2015
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|}
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===School board elections===
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:: ''See also: [[Menifee Union School District elections (2013)]]''
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Members of the Menifee Union School Board are elected to four-year terms. There was no '''primary election''' and the '''general election''' was held on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://www.voteinfo.net/archive.asp ''VoteInfo.net - Registrar of Voters,'' "Past Elections," accessed January 8, 2014]</ref> '''Four''' seats were up for election in 2013 and '''two''' seats will be up for election in 2015.
  
 
==Budget==
 
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==Evaluating transparency of the Menifee Union School District website==
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==Teacher salaries==
The Menifee Union School District website contains a link to the Menifee school board members <ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.k12.ca.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=dep_menu&menu_id=5035&dept_id=2 Menifee school board members]</ref>, school board meeting agendas and minutes <ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.k12.ca.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=dep_menu&menu_id=5058&dept_id=2 Menifee school board meeting agendas and minutes]</ref>, the school board policies <ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.k12.ca.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=dep_menu&menu_id=5081&dept_id=2 Menifee school board policies]</ref>, school board meetings <ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.k12.ca.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=mf_events_all&daterequest=08/01/2008 Menifee school board meeting times] and other events</ref>, and Menifee school accountability reports <ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.k12.ca.us/index.cfm?fuseaction=dep_menu&menu_id=5039&dept_id=5069 Menifee school accountability reports]</ref>  
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Menifee Union School District employed 430 K-12 teachers during the 2011-12 school year. Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a Bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses with raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Menifee Teachers’ Association CTA/NEA for 2012 through 2013:<ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.org/view/6568.pdf ''Menifee Union School District,'' "Agreement between Menifee Union School District and Menifee Teachers Association CTA/NEA," accessed January 8, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable" style="background:none; text-align: center; width: 650px"
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Salary structure
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Degree level
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Minimum salary ($)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Maximum salary ($)
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| BA || 43,167 || 56,022
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| BA + 30 || 44,777 || 59,231
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| BA + 45 w/MA || 49,119 || 70,529
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| BA + 60 w/MA + 15 || 51,565 || 75,913
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| BA + 75 w/MA + 30 || 54,020 || 81,674
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| BA + 60 w/MA || 56,174 || 84,698
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|}
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==Schools in Menifee Union School District==
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===Enrollment===
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Menifee Union School District serves 9,784 students in 12 schools. Menifee Union School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.<ref name=enroll/>
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===District schools===
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Menifee Union School District operates 12 schools listed below in alphabetical order:<ref>[http://www.menifeeusd.org/district/Schools/ ''Menifee Union School District,'' "School Directory," accessed January 8, 2014]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed" style="background:none; text-align: center; width: 650px"
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' Menifee Union School District
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Name
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| Bell Mountain Middle School
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| Callie Kirkpatrick Elementary School
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| Chester W. Morrison Elementary School
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| Evans Ranch Elementary School
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| Freedom Crest Elementary School
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| Hans Christensen Middle School
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| Herk Bouris Elementary
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| Menifee Valley Middle School
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| Oak Meadows Elementary School
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| Quail Valley Elementary School
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| Ridgemoor Elementary School
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| Southshore Elementary School
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|}
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==Academic performance==
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California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, which includes the California Standards Tests (CST), the California Modified Assessment (CMA) and the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA), measures the achievement of California content standards for grades 2-11. STAR results include English and mathematics in grades 2-11, science in grades 5 and 8-11 and history/social science in grades 8, 10 and 11. In high school, math and science tests reflect the course in which the student is enrolled. There are five STAR benchmarks to indicate a student's proficiency. "Proficient" or "Advanced" indicates that a student is meeting or exceeding state standards, which is the desired achievement goal for all students. The following table compares the percentage of district students who score at a "Proficient" or "Advanced" level with the statewide averages from the 2011-2012 school year.<ref>[http://www.ed-data.k12.ca.us/App_Resx/EdDataClassic/fsTwoPanel.aspx?#!bottom=/_layouts/EdDataClassic/Accountability/PerformanceReports.asp?reportNumber=1&fyr=1112&county=33&district=67116&school=&level=06&tab=3 ''Ed-Data,'' "Student Performance - 2012," accessed January 8, 2013]</ref>
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{| class="wikitable collapsible collapsed" style="background:none; text-align: center; width: 650px"
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! colspan="3" style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" |'' STAR Performance Comparison
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | Subject
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | District average (%)
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! style="background-color:#00008B; color: white;" | State average (%)
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| English Language Arts || 67 || 54
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| Mathematics || 64 || 50
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| Science || 72 || 57
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| History/Social Science || 61 || 48
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|}
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==Contact information==
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[[File:Menifee Union seal.jpg|link=Menifee Union School District, California|150px]] <br>
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Menifee Union School District <br>
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30205 Menifee Rd. <br>
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Menifee, CA 92584 <br>
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'''Phone:'''951-672-1851
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[California school districts A - L]]
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*[[Portal:School boards and school board elections|School board elections portal]]
*[[California school districts M - Y]]
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*[[Lynwood Unified School District elections (2013)]]
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*[[Massachusetts school districts]]
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*[[List of school districts in California]]
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*[[California]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.menifeeusd.k12.ca.us/ Menifee Union School District]
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*[http://www.menifeeusd.org/ Menifee Union School District]
  
 
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Revision as of 14:41, 8 January 2014

Menifee Union School District
Menifee, California
Menifee Union seal.jpg
District Profile
Superintendent:Dr. Steve Kennedy
Enrollment:9,784
Graduation rate:N/A
Number of schools:12
Budget: $59.0 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Ron Ulibarri
Board members:5
Term length:4
Menifee Union School District is a school district in California that serves the city of Menifee, California. It is the 172nd largest school district in California, serving 9,784 students in 12 schools with an operating budget of $59.0 million.[1][2]

About the district

See also: Menifee Union School District, California
Map of Menifee California.png
Menifee Union School District is located in Riverside County, California in Menifee, California. According to the 2010 Census, it is home to 77,519 residents.[3]

Demographics

Menifee outperforms the rest of California when measured on the percentage of residents living below the poverty level and percentage of residents over the age of 25 with a high school diploma. Menifee underperforms when compared to the state of California on percentage of residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree and median household income. The median household income in Menifee was $60,805 compared to $61,632 for the state of California. 16.3% of Menifee residents aged 25 years and older attained a Bachelor's degree compared to a 30.2 in California. The United States Census also showed the poverty rate in Menifee was 8.3% compared to 14.4% for the entire state. The United States Census also found that 83.3% of Menifee residents aged 25 years and older attained a high school degree compared to a 80.8% in California.[4]

Superintendent

Dr. Steve Kennedy is the current Superintendent of Menifee Union School District. He has served in this position since being appointed unanimously in 2012. Kennedy earned his Bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and his Master's degree from National University. He earned his doctorate from Argosy University in Ontario.[7]

School board

The Menifee Union school consists of five members that serve four year terms.[8]

Menifee Union School Board
Member District Term Ends
President | 2017
Vice President | 2015
Clerk | 2017
Member | 2017
Member | 2015

School board elections

See also: Menifee Union School District elections (2013)

Members of the Menifee Union School Board are elected to four-year terms. There was no primary election and the general election was held on November 5, 2013.[9] Four seats were up for election in 2013 and two seats will be up for election in 2015.

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Menifee Union School District.[10]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2010-2011 $51,619,934 89.5% $1,562,363 2.7% $4,461,639 7.7% $28,357 0% $28,642 0% $57,700,936
2011-2012 $52,502,459 88.9% $1,300,005 2.2% $5,323,082 9% $0 0% $-56,322 -0.1% $59,069,223
Averages: $52,061,196.5 89% $1,431,184 2% $4,892,360.5 8% $14,178.5 0% $-13,840 -0% $58,385,079.5

Teacher salaries

Menifee Union School District employed 430 K-12 teachers during the 2011-12 school year. Teacher salaries are categorized based on higher education achievement, professional development and years of service. A teacher with a Bachelor's degree can earn higher salaries by pursuing graduate courses with raises at credit intervals. The salary schedule also accounts for graduate degrees by providing higher starting salaries and greater potential salaries. The following table details the salary schedule negotiated between the district and the Menifee Teachers’ Association CTA/NEA for 2012 through 2013:[11]

Salary structure
Degree level Minimum salary ($) Maximum salary ($)
BA 43,167 56,022
BA + 30 44,777 59,231
BA + 45 w/MA 49,119 70,529
BA + 60 w/MA + 15 51,565 75,913
BA + 75 w/MA + 30 54,020 81,674
BA + 60 w/MA 56,174 84,698

Schools in Menifee Union School District

Enrollment

Menifee Union School District serves 9,784 students in 12 schools. Menifee Union School District does not publicly archive enrollment data.[1]

District schools

Menifee Union School District operates 12 schools listed below in alphabetical order:[12]

Academic performance

California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program, which includes the California Standards Tests (CST), the California Modified Assessment (CMA) and the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA), measures the achievement of California content standards for grades 2-11. STAR results include English and mathematics in grades 2-11, science in grades 5 and 8-11 and history/social science in grades 8, 10 and 11. In high school, math and science tests reflect the course in which the student is enrolled. There are five STAR benchmarks to indicate a student's proficiency. "Proficient" or "Advanced" indicates that a student is meeting or exceeding state standards, which is the desired achievement goal for all students. The following table compares the percentage of district students who score at a "Proficient" or "Advanced" level with the statewide averages from the 2011-2012 school year.[13]

Contact information

Menifee Union seal.jpg
Menifee Union School District
30205 Menifee Rd.
Menifee, CA 92584
Phone:951-672-1851

See also

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