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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.

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.


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 Private Schools

Four OC Locations: Anaheim, Anaheim Hills & North Tustin. Students, preschool through 12th grade, receive the individualized attention they require to thrive in all areas of academics and extracurricular activities.

Li’l Cottonwood Preschool

Li’l Cottonwood Preschool is a parent-participation cooperative that provides the unique opportunity for parents to assist in the classroom. The co-op enriches the student’s preschool experience, growth and development by creating a warm, loving parent-supported arena in which to learn, under the direction of an experienced and well-qualified teacher/director.

Little Scholars Academy of California

Little Scholars Academy of California is a Montessori preschool which offers Infant and Preschool Programs for children starting as young as 6 weeks old to 6 years old. They offer year-round care with a variety of enrichment programs offered in-house. LSAOC is a wonderful place for your child to learn and grow!

Long Beach City College Child Development Centers

Child-care services are provided for a fee at PCC and LAC (some subsidized funding is available). High-quality preschool education for children between 2-5 years of age is available for students, staff and community on either campus.

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 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.

Prentice School

The Prentice School is proud to have provided life-changing education to 5,000+ students with learning differences since our founding in 1986. The school dedicates itself to empowering bright children with learning differences to fulfill their potential as students and citizens.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

California Council Of Parent Participation Nursery Schools

A parent participation, or co-op nursery school, is a nonprofit, nonsectarian, democratic organization where each family shares in operating the school. Parents participate in the program on a rotating basis, serving as assistants to a professional teacher and staff. Visit the website for a list of locations.