Schools in Long Beach and Orange County

So you're thinking of moving your family to Long Beach or Orange County, or maybe you're moving from one area to another. Either way, knowing about the schools in each neighborhood is important for those who wonder what kind of education and care their child(ren) will receive. With these concerns in mind, we've compiled some useful Long Beach and Orange County schools info:

Long Beach Unified School District

The Long Beach Unified School District has won many awards as a national model of productive excellence, including the vastly prestigious $500,000 Broad Prize for Urban Education.

  • Long Beach Unified School District
    • Find a school
  • Board of Education

Orange Unified School District

The Orange Unified School District is a very accountable and effective organization, turning out happy, informed graduates every year. The district identifies the following as its priorities:

  1. Student Achievement
  2. Student Safety
  3. Fiscal Responsibility
  4. Community Involvement and Dialogue

You can read about the district's mandates and programs, or about individual schools:

  • Orange Unified School District
    • Schools
  • Orange County Department of Education

Private Schools in Orange and Los Angeles Counties

Private School Review is a national effort to collect information about private K-12 schools and programs. They have a good article about How to Evaluate and Choose a Private School.

  • Private School Review: Orange County
  • Private School Review: Los Angeles County

Here are some more links to school resources in the area:

  • Los Alamitos Unified School District - Los Alamitos
  • Fullerton Joint Union High School District - Fullerton
  • Cypress School District - Cypress
  • Ocean View School District - Huntington Beach
  • Huntington Beach Union High School District - Huntington Beach
  • La Habra City School District - La Habra
  • Newport-Mesa Unified School District - Costa Mesa
  • Brea Olinda Unified School District - Brea
  • Orange Unified School District
  • Centralia School District - Buena Park
  • Westminster School District - Westminster
  • Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District - Placentia
  • Anaheim Union High School District - Anaheim
  • Saddleback Valley Unified School District - Mission Viejo
  • Huntington Beach City School District - Huntington Beach
  • Irvine Unified School District - Irvine
  • Anaheim City School District - Anaheim
  • Fountain Valley School District - Fountain Valley
  • Tustin Unified School District - Tustin