Serving the Melinda Heights neighborhood of Rancho Santa Margarita and parts of Mission Viejo, Melinda Heights…More Elementary is part of the Saddleback Valley Unified School District.
The school is anchored by the commitment to technology, literacy and character, and it has more than 325 Internet-accessed, fully networked multimedia computers, a library/media center with more than 17,000 titles, and a Peer Assisted Learning program for fifth and sixth graders.
The 2010 - 2011 school year is the first under principal Heather Lake, who arrived at Melinda Heights two years earlier.
The school's Academic Performance Index is 917 with 84 percent of its students proficient in reading/writing, 82 percent in math and 95 percent in science.
The school is active in the community with, among other things, its Adopt-A-Planter program, book fair and Holiday Boutique. The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts also make use of the facilities, and the school assists with some services to them.