Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary School


About Daniel N. Buchanan Elementary School

Buchanan Elementary School serves students in Transitional Kindergarten through Grade Five. The school has 54 classrooms, a multipurpose room with a kitchen, library, cafeteria, an outdoor eating area, amphitheater, administrative offices, a health office, teacher workrooms, and two play areas, one for TK/kindergarten students and one designated for students in grades 1-5. Child care facilities for students in grades TK-5 are located on campus in a separate room. The school site is also home to a State Pre-School program.

Buchanan Elementary School’s primary curricular goal is to provide students with a standards-based curriculum that is presented in a meaningful and nurturing environment. Buchanan Elementary is committed to working in collaborative teams to build a school of high performance learning that fosters personal accountability. Within teaching the academic standards, we aim to instill high moral standards. We strive to provide a curriculum that promotes inquiry and discovery, and challenges students to rise to their highest potential.

40121 Torrey Pines Rd., Murrieta, CA 92563
miles from La Cresta, Ca

School level

Elementary school

School type

Public school


820 students