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QRIS Star Rating 

All of our preschool classrooms have achieved a 4 or 5-star QRIS rating from the Orange County Department of Education. This rating reflects the highest quality for preschool programs. 

Early Childhood Education

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Early Childhood Education Department provides preschool programs at twelve elementary school sites. Our preschool programs offer high-quality learning experiences in a positive and caring environment in which diversity is respected. Meaningful parent involvement is actively fostered, as parents play an integral role in their child's educational experience.

          State Preschool Programs                          Now Enrolling for the                 2019-2020 School Year

If your child turns 3 before or on December 1, 2019, he/she is eligible to enroll in the State Preschool program.

Open to all Orange County Residents!

See Preschool Program Registration for more information.

 Tuition Based Preschool Programs               Now Enrolling for the           
2019-2020 School Year

Open to all Orange County Residents!

See Preschool Program Registration for more information!

Learning Link

Free program for children 0 to 5 years old!

Mondays and Wednesdays
Wilson Elementary-Room 18
801 W. Wilson St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Tuesdays and Thursdays
Mariners Elementary School-Room 2
2100 Mariners Drive

Newport Beach, CA 92660

Open from 1:00 - 2:30 pm

Learning Link Flyer 

Contact Lidia Alvarado at 714-332-9606 for more information.

Contact Us

Early Childhood Education Office
Lindbergh School
220 23rd Street

Building C, Rm 1
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 515-6622

Kathleen Leary
Early Childhood Director

Michelle O'Neill
ECE Coordinator

Gissel Garcia
Administrative Assistant

Tarek Houx
Office Assistant