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

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1979
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
194 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
56%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
20%
Average Class Size
16 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
Varies depending on program.
Acceptance Rate
60%
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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten?

The acceptance rate of Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten is 60%, which is lower than the national average of 84%. Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in California with low acceptance rates.

Does Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten offer a summer program?

Yes, Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.

What is Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten's ranking?

Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Lowest average acceptance rates.

When is the application deadline for Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten?

The application deadline for Turtle Rock Preschool & Kindergarten is Jan. 15 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 15 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked CA School
  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 194 students
  • Acceptance rate: 60%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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