Preschools in Orange County

LePort Schools Irvine, Fountain Valley and Hungtington Beach

More than just a daycare and traditional private school. They equip your child with Knowledge for Life – the essential skills and knowledge he needs to thrive as a joyous child today, and as a successful adult tomorrow.

With seven campuses throughout Southern California, LePort Schools offers high quality Montessori and a unique private school environment for children from infancy to junior high – from newborns just beginning the adventure of life to mature young men and women eager to continue their exciting individual journeys.

Aronoff Preschool at the Merage JCC - Newport/Irvine

The Aronoff Preschool at the Merage JCC recognizes the potential in each child, and they value the vital contributions that families make to the school community. We believe that children are competent and capable learners, researchers and problem solvers.

Their emergent curriculum is designed to support children’s spirit of inquiry by offering opportunities for large and small group exploration. Their teachers create a forum for children to share their theories, knowledge and questions, leading to discovery, growth and contextual learning. Parents are invited to be part of this process, ensuring that the child’s home and classroom integrate seamlessly.

1 Federation Way, Suite 200, CA 92603


Community Seedlings Preschool - SJC

Community Seedlings Preschool, a Reggio Emilia-inspired school, will be celebrating its grand opening in the Fall of 2014. Community Seedlings Preschool will serve children ages 2.5-5.  Community Seedlings Preschool is one of South Orange County’s first schools to utilize Reggio-inspiration, allowing children of to explore their own curiosities and fascinations, while meeting developmental milestones and kindergarten readiness.

Community Seedlings Preschool is leasing space on the beautiful campus of South Coast Christian Church.

31501 Avenida Los Cerritos San Juan Capistrano 92675


Sunrise Christian Preschool: A Division of Orangewood Academy (K-12)

Our teachers believe in giving toddlers & pre-kinder students a strong head start into their formal education. Our staff is focused on listening and valuing what children say and do. Play is the work of children. We let our students know that their “work” is the center of importance, and they are unique individuals created by God.  If you have a child 2-5 years of age, we invite you to please visit our school, or go to


Sunrise Christian Preschool

13732 Clinton Street

Garden Grove, CA 92843

Phone: 714-534-4694 ext. 661

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About us: Open enrollment / Large, safe and beautiful play yard / Christian values, Bible-based worship / Developmentally age-appropriate activities / Theme-based Christian curriculum / Flexible schedules: full and part-time / Culturally diverse / Friendly & educated staff / Spanish-speaking staff / Field Trips


Mission Viejo Montessori - Mission Viejo 

Founded in 2000, serves children between the precious ages of infant through kindergarten.  As a first time school experience for most students, we aim to be a home away from home. Teachers assist students in developing skills such as potty training, independence, as well as cultivating a passion for learning. Dedicated staff, a renovated facility, and the foundations of Montessori curriculum in a nurturing setting encourage children to reach their highest potential.


Address: 23581 Madero Ste. 108
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Phone: 949.770.1093


St. Anne's Preschool - Laguna Niguel 

St. Anne Preschool in Laguna Niguel offers a warm, nurturing, and loving environment that focuses on educating the whole child.  Two-, three-, and five-day options and extended day care are available for children ages two years, nine months through six years.  St. Anne School is WCEA, WASC, and NAEYC accredited and a National Blue Ribbon School.  St. Anne Preschool is now accepting applications for preschool and pre-kindergarten. 


Phone:  LuAnn Wilson 949- 276-6783


Address: 32451 Bear Brand Road, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677



Mission Montessori, Mission Viejo

Located in Misson Viejo across from Mission Hospital, on a safe, quiet campus.  We are convenient to the 5 freeway and serve the cities of Mission Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills and other South Orange County communities. Tours of the Montessori school are offered daily by appointment from 9:30-10:30 AM.


Mission Montessori

26763 Plaza Mission Viejo, CA, 92691

Phone:    949.582.3956 


Red Hill Lutheran School, Tustin

Red Hill Lutheran School facilitates the recognition of each student’s God-given gifts by creating rich and varied activities that foster discovery, encourage genuine success experiences, and promote confidence and positive self-esteem so that,students acquire wisdom, knowledge, and a distinctly biblical worldview as evidenced by a lifestyle of character, leadership, service, stewardship, and worship.

Red Hill Lutheran School

13200 Red Hill Avenue, Tustin, CA 92780

Phone: 714.544.3132 


Plumfield School - Santa Ana 

The joy of learning is at the heart of our philosophy.  This is best achieved when children are active participants in their learning and are given the tools to make that possible.  Our focus is to foster the development of the whole child through an exciting and well rounded program.  We encourage every child to explore, experiment, and make choices that allow them to discover their world.

Plumfield School offers full and half day programs year round on a 2, 3 or 5 day per week schedule for children ages 2 - 6.

Plumfield School
2112 E. Santa Clara Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705


St. Paul's - Orange 

St. Paul's exists to educate children, nurture their faith, and equip them to share the gospel of Jesus Christ. We believe that children learn best through personal discovery, active cooperative learning, experimentation, questioning, sharing, speaking, and listening.
10 weeks - 5 years
5 day programs, 3 day programs, and 2 day programs available
St. Paul's Lutheran Preschool 
1250 E. Heim Ave. 
Orange, CA 92865

Director: Esther Jow,

Bright Visions Early Childhood Center 
Bright Visions Early Childhood Center is Blind Children's Learning Center's on-site inclusive preschool program for students ages six weeks through six years. Bright Visions combines developmental and academic curriculum's to meet state standards while focusing on providing specialized training in sensory development, utilization of low vision, and adaptive skills. 
A highly inclusive environment allows children with visual impairments to learn and play alongside their sighted peers.
Student to teacher ratios and tuition are the lowest in the area.  Scholarships are also available so please inquire.
18542-B Vanderlip Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705 (North Tustin Area)
TEL (714) 573-8888

Little Scholars Academy of California 

Little Scholars Academy of California is a Montessori preschool located in Orange, CA.  We offer Infant and Preschool Programs for children starting as young as 6 weeks to 6 years old.  Our Preschool head teachers are Montessori trained and certified either through the American Montessori Society (AMS) or Association Montessori International (AMI) training programs.  All of our teachers are certified Early Childhood educators.  

1510 W. Almond Avenue, Orange, CA 92868

Phone:  714.634-8118



Address: 10771 Reagan Street

Los Alamitos, Ca 90720

Phone: (562) 594-3842


Montessori Funtime Preschool

Irvine and Lake Forest
(949) 333-3114

Anneliese School Laguna Beach

Anneliese Schools

21542 Wesley Drive

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

20062 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: 949.497.8310

Central Laguna Beach
758 Manzanita Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone: 949.494.7388

22982 Avenida Empresa

Rancho Santa Margarita, 92688
Phone: (949) 589-1512

Calvary Christian Preschool- Tustin

1010 N Tustin Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone: 714.973.1768

Creative Learning Academy
28721 Los Alisos Blvd
Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Fulbright Montessori Academy- Lake Forest

20411 James Bay Circle
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: 949.583.9292

Giant Step Learning Center- Costa Mesa

758 Saint Clair Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Phone: 714.540.1775

Good Shepard- Irvine

4800 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine, California 92604

Grace Christian Preschool- Lake Forest

26052 Trabuco Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: 949.951.8683


Heritage Christian School

22882 Loumont Drive
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Phone: 949.598.9166


Irvine Child Development Center- Irvine

2 Civic Center Plaza

Irvine, CA 92606
Phone: 949.724.6700

Irvine Community Nursery School- Irvine

14341 Yale Ave
Irvine, CA 92604
Phone: (949) 786-2687

Jenny Hart Early Education Center- Irvine

4445 Alton Pkwy

Irvine, CA 92604
Phone: (949) 786-7392

Kids Kingdom- Rancho Santa Margarita

30615 Avenida De Las Flores

RSM, CA 92688
Phone: (949) 709-3170


Locations: Mission Viejo, Aliso Viejo


Laguna Niguel Montessori Center- Laguna Niguel

28083 Moulton Pkwy

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

Phone: (949) 643-1200

Laguna Parent Participation Program- Mission Viejo

23561 Alicia Pkwy

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Phone: (949) 495-2376

1035 West La Palma Avenue

Anaheim, CA 92801

Phone: (714) 991 - 1220


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Temple Bat Yahm
1011 Camelback St

Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 644-1999


The Learning Experience- Mission Viejo

23421 Madero, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 770-9901

UMANA Preschool & Kinder
27525 Puerta Real, Ste. 820
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Village Montessori Preschool- Mission Viejo

Village Montessori Center
22900 Los Alisos Blvd, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 837-8518

Ziggurat- Laguna Niguel

24400 Aliso Creek Rd

Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

(949) 360.2004





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