Mcdowell Private School

29028 Aloma Avenue,
Laguna Niguel, CA, 92677-0926
     Tel: (949)495-5162
Grades: PK - 8 | 193 students
McDowell School's philosophy is to reach each child as an individual in order to help him or her grow intellectually, socially and emotionally.
We provide each child with an exciting and personal educational experience, and to empower each child to utilize these experiences to become all of which he/she is capable.
Our intention is that each student will: read- enjoying all that the ability to read provides; comprehend and utilize math- both in terms of skill and concepts; explore his/her own society and those of other peoples and times; develop and keep in touch with his/her creativity through art, music and drama; experience new areas of thought and action; feel challenged; develop a sense of commitment to his/her environment; and, practice a respect for the dignity and worth of others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Independent Private Schools Association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1976
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students 193 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 34%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Mcdowell Private School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,492
Tuition Notes Price of tuition for Preschool. Price of tuition for K-8th is $10,164
% on Financial Aid 5%
Admissions Associate Donna Jeffrey

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Dance, Computer, Spanish, Active Education, Farsi, Chess, Art, Sports Drama,  Dance,  Computer,  Spanish,  Farsi,  Chess,  Art,  Sports,  Active Education,

School Notes:

McDowell School's philosophy is to reach each child as an individual in order to help him or her grow intellectually, socially and emotionally. We provide each child with an exciting and personal educational experience,and to empower each child to utilize these experiences to become all of which he/she is capable. Our intention is that each student will: read- enjoying all that the ability to read provides; comprehend and utilize math- both in terms of skill and concepts; explore his/her own society and those of other peoples and times; develop and keep in touch with his/her creativity through art, music and drama; experience new areas of thought and action; feel challenged; develop a sense of commitment to his/her environment; and, practice a respect for the dignity and worth of others.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Armenta Learning Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Classical Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mission Lutheran School (1 miles away)
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  • Laguna NiguelGrace Classical Academy
      (Christian)
    24600 La Plata Drive
    Laguna NiguelCA92677
    (949)481-9250
      (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 82 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Laguna NiguelMission Lutheran School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    24360 Yosemite Rd
    Laguna NiguelCA92677
    (949)643-8311
    Daycare / Preschool  (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    1 mi | 44 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • Laguna NiguelLaguna Niguel Montessori Center
    Montessori School
    28083 Moulton Pkwy
    Laguna NiguelCA92677
    (949)643-1200
    Montessori School
    1 mi | 80 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • San Juan CapistranoStoneybrooke Christian Schools - San Juan Capistrano
      (Christian)
    26300 Via Escolar
    San Juan CapistranoCA92692
    (949)364-4407
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 196 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • Laguna NiguelMarina View Preschool & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    25301 Sweet Meadow Lane
    Laguna NiguelCA92677
    (949)249-8687
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | 12 students | Gr. NS-K                      

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