Turtle Rock Preschool, KindergartenandAcademyisaprivatedevelopmental school thatfollowsastrongacademiccurriculum forchildren as young as8weeksthroughkindergarten,with afterschool careavailablethrough6thgrade.
Locally owned and familyoperated wehaveprovidedyear-roundcareof the highest qualityfor children inOrangeCountysince1979.

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Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:


School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
Summer School Offered
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
194 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
16 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Varies depending on program.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Crystal McNamara
Admissions Associate
Jasmin De La Cueva

School Notes

We recognize that education notonlyimpliesacademicsandphysicalskills development but alsosocialandemotionalgrowth.Weappreciate the diversity of ourfamiliesandcelebrateeachchild`sunique qualities. As we workwithfamiliestobenefitchildren, weintend that thisdevotion,respectandunderstanding beevident inthe school on a dailybasis.Ourteachersare committedto workingwith parents to achievethebestpossibleresults fortheirchildren.

Areas of academic importance include:earlylearningskillsinmath,language, art and science. We provideeachchildwiththenecessaryfoundation for school readiness.Inadditiontoacademics socialand emotional well-being alsoplaysasignificantrole ina child`sdevelopment. Ourcurriculum,variousactivitiesanddailyexperiences provide childrenwithopportunitiesforafun,enriching and exciting timewhiletheybuildrelationships.Wecreate a positiveenvironmentthatencourageschildren toexploretheir surroundings on adailybasis.Uponcompletion ofourprogram, we believethatthechildren`swell-roundedexperienceswill provide themthenecessarystrengthsfor emotional,social andacademicexcellence.

Our Goals and Objectives:
  • To provide a warm, supportiveenvironmentforchildrenwheretheyreceive the nurturing andpositivereinforcementtheyneed todevelopto their fullpotential.
  • To provide opportunities for being withotherchildreninasettingconducive to thedevelopmentofwholesomesocialrelationships.
  • To provide appropriateandmeaningfulplayexperiencesthatcontribute to the developmentalneeds,interestsandabilitiesofthe child.
  • To build important foundations forfuturereadingskillsandotheracademic pursuits such asscience,math,technologyandlanguages,recognizing that each childcomestolearningwithdistinct interestsand abilities andatvaryingrates.

Programs Offered:
Each of our programs providesastrongcurriculumwithdedicatedteaching staff who are trainedandskilledto meetthespecificneeds of each age group.

  • Infant: Ages 8 weeks 12 months
  • Young Toddler: Ages 12 24 months
  • Toddler: Ages 2 3 years
  • Preschool: Ages 3 4 years, and fully toilet-trained
  • Pre-Kindergarten: Ages 4 5 years
  • Kindergarten:Age-appropriateanddevelopmentallypreparedchildren
  • After School Academy: 1st through 6th grade
  • Summer Camp: Completed Kindergarten through 6th grade
Profile last updated: 06/09/2021

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The average private school tuition in Orange County, CA is $11,578 for elementary schools and $18,474 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Orange County, CA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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