Fulbright Montessori Academy

20411 James Bay Circle,
Lake Forest, CA, 92630
     Tel: (949)583-9292
Grades: NS - 1 | 15 students
Serving Foothill Ranch, Lake Forest, Irvine, and surrounding areas.
At Fulbright Montessori, we are committed to the education of the heart and mind of our children in an atmosphere of kindness, respect and intellectual discovery! Fulbright Montessori is a beautiful, must-see facility with a private and convenient location off of Bake and Dimension, across from Baker Ranch.
Fulbright Montessori offers a highly educated and caring staff, potty training, keyed entry, summer camp, extended care, Spanish, music, art, computers and much more!

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Association Montessori International (AMI)
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 1
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 15 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 78%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Fulbright Montessori Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Close-toed shoes, weather appropriate clothing)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $880
Tuition Notes Tuition costs vary by classroom and schedule. Please see our website for details.


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Amazing Athletes, Dancing in Harmony, Little Rockstars Amazing Athletes,
Dancing in Harmony,
Little Rockstars,

School Notes:

At Fulbright Montessori Academy, we are committed to the education of the heart and mind of our children in an atmosphere of kindness, respect, and intellectual discovery. By offering students exciting, challenging programs at an individualized pace, we inspire within them an innovative spirit, spark their imagination, and propel their exploration of culture and knowledge.  

Montessori Education at Fulbright Academy...
  • is child-centered
  • fosters independence and self-discipline
  • creates a nurturing communitybuilds a foundation for future learning
  • cultivates respect and compassion
  • inspires curious, motivated, life-long learners
  • provides instruction that is both individual and group-based and adapts to students' learning styles and developmental levels
  • includes grace, courtesy and conflict resolution as integral parts of the curriculum
  • encourages children to teach, collaborate with, and help one another
  • emphasizes care of self and the environment

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fusion Academy and Learning Center (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lake Forest Montessori School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Foothill Ranch KinderCare (1.1 miles away)
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School Reviews

4 weeks ago
Our daughter was in a home-based daycare until we enrolled her in this preschool at age 3. We toured a few other schools in the area but she preferred Fulbright as did we. We liked the open feel of the school due to its cleanliness and high ceilings. It has been several months now since she started and we are impressed with the diversity of topics presented by the school and she seems to be receiving a well-rounded education, especially in comparison to her friends in other preschools.
- Posted by Parent
4 weeks ago
My daughter has been going to this school for a little over a month now. She has learned so much in a short amount of time and she never complains when we drop her off. The staff are highly motivated, management is on top of things and the facility is nice clean. High recommended!
- Posted by Parent
2 months ago
Our son has been attending Fulbright since he was 2.5 years-old and is now in Kindergarten. The detail and attention provided by the teaching staff and administration is exceptional with reasonable class sizes. The children are permitted to progress at their own pace, meaning an inquisitive and eager child will really benefit from the program. Most of the other parents that I have spoken too are very involved in their child''s education and the school activities. My only regret is that my son will have to move on after this year.
- Posted by Parent

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