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A premier independent, secular, year-round early childhood day school in Orange County.
The following core values are woven throughout the school, taught, and practiced on a developmentally appropriate continuum: Friendship | Cooperation | Thankfulness | Compassion | Respect | Kindness | Generosity | Truthfulness | Responsibility | Acceptance | Patience | Perseverance
Turtle Rock enrolls approximately 240 boys and girls with various schedules into 195 full-time spaces.
The mission of Turtle Rock Preschool is to help ensure children reach their full potential. We provide dynamic programs in which children from diverse backgrounds can develop early learning skills in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Our one acre campus is nestled in the quiet residential village of Turtle Rock in Irvine, California.
7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
44 teachers and staff. The average tenure is over 7 years.
The school has been continuously accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children since 1986.
Professional Association for Childhood Education California Association for the Education of Young Children United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education