Temescal Canyon High School
is a public high school
located in Lake Elsinore
and is part of the Lake Elsinore Unified School District
. The school also serves the areas of Canyon Lake
and Horsethief Canyon.
The high school was built in 1991 and opened for the 1991–1992 school year. For its first year, Temescal had only freshmen and sophomores. The first class graduated in 1994.
Temescal Canyon is divided into buildings labeled as "hundred"—four hundred, five hundred, etc.—and includes portable classrooms and permanent structures. The school was partially completed when it opened, but was subsequently completed in 1999.
The 400 building, located on the north end of campus on former basketball courts, houses numerous types of classes such as math and music appreciation.The 450 building, located to the west side of the school, houses computer labs used for freshman foundation instruction, computer classes, and ELD classes. The 500 building includes a small set of four science classrooms. The building is located between the 550 and 700 buildings. The 550 building is one of the campus' two story buildings. Rooms with odd numbers are located on the lower level, and house social science and English of the two story buildings, odd rooms are on the lower level which contain social science and English classrooms, even-numbered rooms are on the second floor, and strictly... Read More