Umaña Academy is a Chrsitian Preschool & Kindergarten child care center in Mission Viejo, CA.  We are conveniently located at the I-5 Freeway & Crown Valley Parkway.  If you are looking for a warm, loving & nurturing environment for your preschool or kindergarten child, Umaña Academy is the place for you.  In addition, we offer various daycare options for our working families.



2 YEAR-OLDS (Tiny Tot 1):

The Preschool Program for 2 year olds offers an academically rich environment that uses the fine arts to inspire and introduce new experiences to each student. Using a developmental approach we incorporate sensory activities, music and art to create a vibrant learning environment. Your child will love coming to class, meeting new friends, singing songs, and exploring the world around them. Each child is given every opportunity to learn in a loving and nurturing environment.



3 YEAR-OLDS (Tiny Tot 2):

The Preschool Program for 3 year olds exposes students to academic fundamentals in Phonics, Writing, Math, and Science using the Umaña Method, which utilizes movement, music, art, activities, games and individualized instruction to teach in a developmentally appropriate way. Students will enjoy the fine arts with specially designed curriculum such as the Petite Monet�, LIttle Mozarts�, & Mis Amigos curriculum. We have also added a new Creative Expression class, which combines music and art together. Fine art electives will rotate each term to expose your child to a variety of fine arts.



4 YEAR-OLDS (Pre-Kinder):

The Pre Kindergarten couples hands-on activities, dynamic small group atmosphere and a reading/writing based approach to learning. Students will be exposed to phonics, reading language, writing, math, science & Bible. In addition, students will travel around the world and gain an appreciation for language, music and art of various countries. Umaña Academy maintains very small class sizes which enables individualized education and attention to each child's needs.




Choose from 2, 3, 4, or 5 day program offerings.




• Half Day Program: 9:00-12:00

Academic subjects include Phonics, Math, Writing, & Science.
Fine Art subjects alternate between Music, Art and Spanish & Creative Expression.


• Full Day Program: 9:00-3:00

Half day program curriculum plus lunch bunch, recess, rest time, and other enriching stations & activities included.


• Daycare Program: 8:00-6:00pm

Students in our daycare begin in morning club, enjoy a full day program and end their day in a calm & loving daycare environment.


**We offer traditional 10 month calendar year programs as well as year-round options for our working families.




At Umaña Academy Preschool & Kinder we focus on the development of the “whole child”, choosing to encourage and motivate each child in their social, cognitive, spiritual, emotional & physical development.



Bible Based:  

We encourage spiritual development according to Christian principles for a child’s character development, focusing on the Fruit of the Spirit, which are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithful, gentleness & self-control.     


Individualized Instruction:

We view each child individually and independently from the group.  Our desire is to help each child reach their individual potential.


Strong Academics:  

We expose students to academics concepts through developmental exercises & hands on activities that will spark your child’s desire to learn.


Fine Art Emphasis:  

We include music, art, foreign language & social skills into our curriculum, knowing that this too is an invaluable part of their overall education.





Umana Academy Programs
Tiny Tot Kindergarten Fine Art Enrichment Homeschool Program


Photo Tour

International Program