Discover your capable, confident Montessori child

A new Montessori school now open in the Foothill Ranch neighborhood of Lake Forest!
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  • Peek Into Our Classrooms

    Thinking about whether Guidepost Montessori could be right for your family? In addition to booking a tour, if you'd like to get a glimpse into our classrooms and our campus, we encourage you to take a look through the photos of our campus showcased in our image gallery.

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    • We can't wait to meet you!

    Thinking about whether Guidepost is right for your family? We'd love to have you over to show you around, meet some of our wonderful campus staff, and observe the action in our Montessori classrooms.

  • Learn About Guidepost

    Our intimate school community is located in Lake Forest, California. We are proud to serve children from infancy to elementary, employing an educational method that speaks to both the heart and mind of a young child.

  • Apply Online

    We currently have spaces available in our Nido, Toddler, Children's House and Lower Elementary programs, serving children from infancy to age twelve. Act now to secure your child's place in our school! Click below to start the process.

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why guidepost?

Guidepost Montessori at Foothill Ranch is our flagship school in our hometown, where Guidepost was born. We welcome your family to our community, which serves children from infancy to age twelve.

  • Authentic Montessori
    The Montessori Approach

    The Montessori method of education offers a knowledge-rich environment, through a child-led model. Children learn joyfully, through working with carefully-sequenced, hands-on materials. Your child’s enthusiastic exploration naturally leads to a solid foundation and advanced academics.

  • A Family Experience
    A Close-Knit Community

    Guidepost families tend to be friendly and welcoming folks, eager to make connections and form strong bonds. We think the education of our students is stronger when we can serve as a hub for such relationships, and we do all we can to foster a strong community in our area, with plenty of fun events and opportunities to meet and mingle.

  • A Dependable Partner

    We believe that an important part of our role is to serve as a support system for your family. We try to be here when you need us, with late pick-up hours and minimal school closures. Our campus is conveniently located within Foothill Ranch Town Centre, one of Lake Forest's largest shopping areas, and is near Foothill Ranch's newest housing developments.

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Our Programs

We serve children from 6 weeks old through elementary. Our Montessori classrooms foster independence, nurturing each child's practical life skills, emotional and social development, and foundational knowledge. Our classrooms provide a knowledge-rich environment designed for child-led exploration.

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We'd love to talk to you! Let's get the conversation started. You can begin by filling out your information below, and we'll reach out to you to answer your questions. You can also reserve one of our campus tour slots. When you're ready, click here to start the enrollment process.

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