Beaumont Unified School District serves 9,366 TK-12 students with six elementary schools, two middle schools, one comprehensive high school, one alternative high school and the online 21st Century Institute. Currently, Beaumont Unified School District has an operating budget of $83.5 million and 858 employees to operate twelve award winning schools and programs. Located in Riverside County, the district serves the communities of Beaumont, Cherry Valley, a portion of Banning, and a small portion of San Bernardino County (Calimesa).
Beaumont began schooling children as early as 1887 as the Summit School District, which by 1915 had become the Beaumont School District (during the era when the city also changed its name). Separately, the Beaumont High School District operate as early as 1927. And, by 1981, the Beaumont Unified School District was established as a comprehensive program of elementary through secondary schools.