LePort Montessori School Irvine Woodbridge

An authentic, nurturing Montessori school, offering toddler daycare and preschool/kindergarten, in a welcoming, neighborhood community

At LePort Montessori Irvine Woodbridge children thrive in a beautiful, nurturing and authentic Montessori environment. When your family joins our school, you become part of a diverse, multi-national community committed to giving our children the best English-language Montessori experience possible. Our families come from all over the world: some have recently moved from China, Korea, Iran, India, Japan, Brazil, and other places, while others have been living in Orange County for a long time. Our teachers, too, are a well-traveled, cosmopolitan group, eager to make you feel welcome in our diverse school community. Whatever your story is, we graciously invite you to join our school community.

Our aim is to help children gain what we call Knowledge for Life: the essential knowledge, thinking skills and strength of character, needed to flourish as joyous children today, and as successful adults tomorrow. By joining our school for the toddler, preschool and kindergarten years, you also have the option to continue in Montessori Elementary at our sister schools, LePort Montessori Irvine Westpark, LePort Montessori Irvine Spectrum, or LePort Montessori Fountain Valley, where our graduates have preferential admission.

Our cozy school house is nestled between the Woodbridge Village Center and San Diego Creek, in the heart of Irvine’s Woodbridge Village. It is also easy to access from both the 5 and 405 freeways. Many families come from the immediate neighborhood and walk or bike to school. Our students enjoy observing the nature that abounds along the creek side of the playground and the comings and goings on the opposite side, along the San Diego Creek bike/walk trail.

Our classrooms are bright spaces, with beautiful wood-laminate flooring, big windows, high ceilings, and direct outside access from five classrooms, allowing especially our older preschool/kindergarten students an indoor and outdoor classroom experience during the day. The toddler and preschool play yards are well equipped, and offer opportunities for active play, swings, running and kicking a ball, as well as caring for their plants and gardening.

Ms. Lucia Tompkins, the Head of School, and her team of highly experienced teachers look forward to showing you around our Woodbridge school, helping you discover the life-changing value of a great Montessori education. Ms. Tompkins draws upon four decades of Montessori experience, teaching and running her own school in Orange County.She has been the Head of School at LePort Montessori Irvine Woodbridge since 2007. Her own child and later grandchild have attended accredited Montessori programs, with her granddaughter recently graduating from LePort Montessori’s Elementary program in Fountain Valley. She is excited to meet you and open up the world of authentic Montessori to your child and family.

LePort Montessori
Irvine Woodbridge
26 Lake Road
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 336-1346
irvinewoodbridge@leportschools.com

Schedule a Tour

Contact us today to request a tour and to receive information about our programs and special offers.

By providing us with your phone number, you consent to being contacted by LePort Montessori and/or its affiliated schools regarding their educational programs, whether such contact is by phone, autodialer, recorded message, or text. Please note: Your consent is not required as a condition of enrollment.

LePort Montessori Irvine Woodbridge school and admissions quick facts

  • One school through kindergarten: authentic Montessori from toddler daycare through kindergarten (ages 18 months – 6 years); preferential admissions to our sister school’s Montessori elementary programs.
  • Parent & Child Montessori programs (four annual sessions, 6-8 weeks each) to try out Montessori with your toddler or preschooler.
  • Convenient hours: open 7 am – 6 pm, year-round, with half-day and 8:30 am – 3 pm options, as well as on-site, after-school activities, such as cooking, music, and soccer.
  • Convenient location in Irvine’s Woodbridge Village: easy to reach from the 405 and 5, or via bike on the San Diego Creek trail.
  • A bright, recently renovated, clean facility: large classrooms with big windows, and direct outside access.
  • Two separate, age-appropriate playground spaces, for toddlers and preschool/kindergarten, with tricycles, swings, climbing structures and gardening spaces, with a view of wildlife along San Diego Creek.
  • Accepting enrollments year-round (space permitting); tour now and enroll immediately or join the waitlist to secure enrollment for the next school year.
  • Limited needs-based financial aid available.
  • AMI Montessori-trained head teachers in each classroom

Lucia Tompkins
Head of School

Welcome! Please come visit our school: I would love to show you what has kept me excited about Montessori for decades, as a parent, teacher, Head of School, and especially a grandparent of a Montessori student.

Children prosper here, whether your child is shy, or rambunctious, is a chatterbox, or just learning the English language. Whether your goal is supporting your child’s readiness for elementary school, or your priority is just for him or her to thrive in a nurturing, warm community: I’d love to meet you and show you why Montessori preschool is a wonderful experience for (almost) every child.

At our school, we view ourselves as your partner during the exciting early years with your child. We welcome parents to visit us, I will listen to your goals for your child, and, as we tour our school, help you discover why and how Montessori can be right for your family.

Discover LePort Montessori Woodbridge

Staff Photos and Bios

Lucia Tompkins
Head of School

Christina Gimbi
Business Manager

Janine D’Penha
Head Montessori Teacher (Toddler)

Ruth Stephens
Head Montessori Teacher (Primary)

Schedule a Tour

Contact us today to request a tour and to receive information about our programs and special offers.

By providing us with your phone number, you consent to being contacted by LePort Montessori and/or its affiliated schools regarding their educational programs, whether such contact is by phone, autodialer, recorded message, or text. Please note: Your consent is not required as a condition of enrollment.

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By providing us with your phone number, you consent to being contacted by LePort Montessori and/or its affiliated schools regarding their educational programs, whether such contact is by phone, autodialer, recorded message, or text. Please note: Your consent is not required as a condition of enrollment.