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Downey Unified School District Office

Downey Unified School District believes in engaging all students to excel and become self-motivated learners. Using exciting 21st Century techniques and an academically rigorous curriculum, DUSD is committed to preparing students to be globally competitive and graduate college and career ready. The 97% graduation rate is a representation of DUSD’s dedicated staff, the importance placed… View Article

Early Childhood Education at the Alpert JCC

At the Alpert JCC, they are dedicated to creating future leaders and building a love of learning and community that lasts a lifetime. From the youngest toddlers to the oldest Pre-K students, they encourage independent thinking and decision-making that prepares graduates to be responsible leaders when they leave the doors. Plus: Their Jbaby program, where babies and mommies/daddies have an opportunity to meet new parents in the area, exchange baby stories and spend quality time together.

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. They also offer potty training!

Fairmont Schools

Founded in 1953 by a family of educational pioneers, Fairmont Schools Preschool – 12th grade program cultivates ingenuity, diversity, and curiosity. Fairmont students are top performers throughout Orange County, including in STEM subjects and foreign languages, and flourish in athletics and the arts.

Hebrew Academy Preschool & Little Gan Infant Center

The Hebrew Academy offers the best in infant and preschool (including Pre-K) education and care, offering a safe, healthy, and happy environment where small children can grow and develop emotionally, cognitively, and physically.

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.

Orange County School of the Arts

Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA) embraces and encourages artistic creativity and academic excellence. This innovative public charter school provides a uniquely challenging and nurturing environment focused on individual growth, opportunity and diversity. OCSA is a tuition-free, donation-dependent public charter school.

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. Potty training, hot lunches and pre-kindergarten are available. Instruction is provided by skillful, creative teachers that offer part-day and full-day classes.

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. SCAs military tradition provides a structured environment that helps boys grow into responsible, self-motivated young… View Article

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.

STEM³ Academy Orange County

Do you have a child who is bright, curious, and technology driven with a social and/or learning difference? Then STEM3 Academy (@stem3academy) may be right for your family! The LA-based STEM school, the first-of-its-kind in the U.S., is excited to be expanding into Orange County.

Westerly School of Long Beach

Westerly School is the only independent, co-educational elementary/middle school in the Long Beach area, serving students in Kindergarten to 8th grade and igniting a love of learning through innovative instruction, collaborative projects, and community involvement. With a whole-child philosophy and safe-learning community, Westerly nurtures students’ creativity, forming problem-solvers and idea-makers prepared for the ever changing… View Article

YMCA of Greater Long Beach Preschools

The five preschool locations in Greater Long Beach provide state subsidized, year-round childcare for qualifying families. Their preschools reflect the communities that they serve and they work with families to provide kids with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive.