The Global Village Festival brings more than 20,000 visitors to the city to celebrate Irvine’s love of cultural diversity, with more than 50 different cultures represented.
8 of the top 20 highest-scoring schools in Orange County are from the Irvine Unified School District, according to the Academic Performance Index.
Irvine students are consistently ranked in the top 5 in Orange County for above average SAT scores.
All four of Irvine’s high schools are named Blue Ribbon Schools, the nation’s highest level of recognition in educational achievement.
Irvine is home to UC Irvine, one of the finest universities in the nation.
Irvine Unified School District consistently produces dozens of semifinalists in the annual competition for scholarships through the prestigious National Merit Scholarship Corp.
Every Irvine tested school met or exceeded the state’s long-range target score, posting the highest average score of 925, higher than any other school district in the county.