Schools

Child development centers, preschools, elementary and secondary schools. Also see: Child Care and Baby Sitting and Tutoring and Academics. For additional resources, see our current issue.

Educare

EduCare Preschools of Lakewood are private preschools, and accept children ages 24 months through kindergarten. Each school is licensed for 70 children. Each facility leases space in a church, and both are attractive and well-maintained

Fairmont Private Schools

Since 1953, Fairmont Private Schools has partnered with parents who seek the best opportunities for their children. With four OC campus locations, Fairmont is the oldest, largest, nonsectarian private school in Orange County.

Grace First Presbyterian Church and Preschool

Grace First Presbyterian Church Preschool was established in 1957 as an outreach to serve the children (2-5) and families of the community. They provide developmentally appropriate curriculum by providing a balance of activities that meets the cognitive, social, emotional, physical and spiritual needs of children.

Hebrew Academy Preschool & Little Gan Infant Center

Preschoolers experience a rich program in a loving Judaic environment where developmentally appropriate academics are taught together with the skills and knowledge that will become their foundation for all future education.

International School of Orange County

French/English bilingual education, starting at preschool, driven by a unique curriculum delivered in a nurturing environment that fosters personal development, academic excellence, and university/college preparedness.

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Montessori Children’s House Preschool & Elementary School

Year-round program for children (2-12) in preschool and kindergarten through grade 6. Students are in a multi-age group environment working individually and independently. Without a traditional grading system, classes help students to progress at their own pace.

Oakwood Academy Schools

Oakwood Academy Schools offer an accelerated academic program with a hands-on approach to learning. Students learn computer skills and go on educational field trips.

Parent-Participation Playgroups and Preschools

Parent-participation play groups and preschools (33 mos-5 yrs) are run independently by parents with a certified director at each session.

Preschools – Long Beach and Orange County

Year-round preschools, for ages 2-5 years, offer an accelerated academic program that includes science, math and language development.

St. Catherine’s Academy

St. Catherine’s Academy (SCA) is an all boys’ Catholic school with a military tradition serving students in transitional kindergarten to 8th grade. Founded in 1889 by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose, SCA offers both day and boarding opportunities.

St. Hedwig School

Serving students from TK-8th grade, St. Hedwig School strives to develop the whole child, one who is academically competitive and who demonstrates good character grounded in Catholic values.

Stratford School

At Stratford, high expectations yield extraordinary results. They start early with an advanced and intentionally balanced curriculum that challenges students and accelerates achievement.