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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

Our Mission

Our preschool children will enter Kindergarten as a lifelong
learner and a critically-thinking citizen.

The mission of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Early Childhood Education program is to provide high-quality education and care for our children. We provide a safe, nurturing, and engaging early learning environment that effectively supports the diverse needs of children and families in our community. 

Part Day and Full Day State Preschool Programs

Now enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year!

Free Part Day and Full Day State Preschool Program

*Registration is contingent upon eligibility requirements

For more information see State Preschool Programs

Tuition Preschool Programs

Now enrolling for the 2021-2022 school year!

For more information see Tuition Preschool Programs or call Yazmin at (949) 515-6622 for a registration packet and to schedule a virtual tour.

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
(714) 424-8979

Michelle O'Neill
ECE Coordinator
(949) 515-6793

Gissel Garcia
Administrative Assistant
(714) 424-8978

Yazmin Diaz
Office Assistant
(949) 515-6622