Fairmont Schools

Culture of Excellence

Founded on innovation, Fairmont propels student success in the US and around the world.

We Are Family

Fairmont meets children where they are and gives them the opportunity to thrive. We can’t wait to meet you!

Continuum of Learning

Five dynamic campuses in Orange County, CA offering individualized instruction for P-12th grade students.

Anaheim Hills Campus (Preschool – 8th Grade)
Historic Anaheim Campus (Preschool – 8th Grade)
North Tustin Campus (Preschool – 8th Grade)
Preparatory Academy (9th – 12th Grade)
San Juan Capistrano Campus (Preschool – 8th Grade)
Campus Calendars

Developing Leaders

Fairmont’s scholar-athletes compete in a manner that promotes teamwork, nurtures leadership, and honors sportsmanship.

Cultivating Creativity

Whether exploring visual art, music, theatre or dance, Fairmont encourages creative expression from an early age.

Balance + Connection

Students are challenged to strive for their best, understanding that care for self and others is fundamental to success in school and in life.

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Welcome to a high school experience that is truly unique in providing multiple high-level academic specializations while also providing a wide variety of sports, arts, and extracurricular activities for students to explore. Fairmont Prep offers small school benefits with large school opportunities.

Students from all over the world come to Fairmont Prep for its renowned academics, exceptional math and science curriculum, and athletics. They experience a truly individualized journey as they begin to pursue their life’s work. The Prep boasts a vast repertoire of extracurricular activities, providing students with many places to engage, thrive, and develop meaningful connections with peers, faculty, coaches, and counselors. By the time they graduate from Fairmont Prep, students are prepared as globally-aware citizens, ready to excel at highly competitive colleges and in life.

Preparatory Academy

Hi, I'm Angell Beckwith! I'm one of the Admissions Directors at Fairmont Preparatory Academy.

If you have questions about the Fairmont Prep Academy campus, please give me a call at (714) 234-2741 or send me an email.

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Hi, I'm Betty Petersen! I'm one of the Admissions Directors at Fairmont Preparatory Academy.

If you have questions about the hockey program, please give me a call at (714) 234-2784 or send me an email.

Welcome to Fairmont
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Global STEM Awards – 1st + 3rd Place: engineering world health competition

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of graduates admitted to a Top 100 college or university

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League championships in boys soccer, boys basketball, and boys and girls volleyball (2021-2022)
ACADEMICS - Nurturing Hearts and Minds

Fairmont’s educational program combines a standards-based, advanced curriculum with character development and social-emotional growth. Teachers in our small class sizes are able to differentiate learning for a highly individualized approach to personal learning.

ATHLETICS - Cultivating Scholar Athletes

Students of all experience levels are encouraged to participate in Fairmont athletics. Our program is designed to encourage competition, while simultaneously building lifelong values of teamwork, sportsmanship, perseverance, and integrity.

  • CIF Sports:
    • Volleyball (Boys & Girls)
    • Tennis (Boys & Girls)
    • Golf (Boys & Girls)
    • Basketball (Boys & Girls)
    • Soccer (Boys & Girls)
    • Badminton (Boys & Girls)
    • Cross Country (Boys & Girls)
    • Cheer
    • Esports
    • Baseball
    • Swimming & Diving (Independent)
    • Track & Field (Independent)
  • Club:
    • Ice Hockey
VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS - Encouraging Creative Expression

A wealth of visual and fine arts opportunities exist, allowing students to expand their imagination and explore artistic talents.

  • 16 courses offered
  • National Arts Honors Society
CAMPUS LIFE - Life as a Husky

Fairmont places a premium on providing a well-rounded experience for our students outside of the classroom.

    Supporting Learning

    We offer a range of services to help meet the needs of Fairmont families.

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    College Prep and Beyond

    COLLEGE PREP AND BEYOND

    Fairmont Prep is synonymous with college prep -- nearly every one of our courses meets UC admission guidelines. Advanced, AP, and IB coursework is available to students starting as early as 9th grade.

    Advanced Science + Engineering Program

    ADVANCED SCIENCE + ENGINEERING PROGRAM (ASEP)

    Combining AP science courses with project-based learning, the Prep’s award-winning Advanced Science & Engineering Program prepares students for science, engineering, and computer science fields of study.

    Advanced Mathematics

    ADVANCED MATHEMATICS

    The Advanced Mathematics Program at Fairmont Prep rivals those of the top math and science schools across the country. It has repeatedly been recognized by the College Board and the Siemens Corporation as being one of the top math programs in California.

    International Business Program

    INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

    Explore financial, sociopolitical, legal, and economic systems within a truly international community of faculty, staff and students. Real world experience combines with advanced coursework and expert teachers to pique students’ business interests.

    International Baccalaureate Programme

    INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM

    Built on a cornerstone of creating a better world through education, the Prep’s IB curriculum promotes the education of the whole person. Fairmont offers 19 IB classes and the prestigious IB Diploma.

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    College Prep and Beyond
    Advanced Science + Engineering Program
    Advanced Mathematics
    International Business Program
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    Fairmont College Acceptances

    Year after year, Fairmont’s students are accepted to the nation’s top colleges and universities, preparing them to go out and make a difference in their world. Here is just a small sampling of the institutions our graduates have attended:

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    Prep Academy Head of School

    Ms. Carolyn Lucia

    The consummate educator, Ms. Lucia has been implementing successful academic programs and cultivating robust on-campus cultures for over three decades. As a strong believer in varied approaches to education, she founded a K-12 charter school and served as its Executive Director. She went on to work with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and was invited to Stanford University to help shape the Measures for Effective Teaching project. In 2011, Ms. Lucia joined Fairmont Preparatory Academy as the Dean of Advanced Studies. During her tenure at Fairmont, she has served in a variety of capacities, currently filling dual roles as the Director of Education and Head of School at the Prep. When not on campus, she enjoys baking, home organizing, Netflix, and her “crazy,” but loveable dogs.

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    Prep Receives STEM Honor

    Fairmont Prep has once again been recognized as a leader in STEM instruction, this time by earning the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles. “We are honored that the Prep has been acknowledged for helping to close the gender gap in STEM,” said Carolyn Lucia, Director of Education for Fairmont Schools and Head of School at the Fairmont Prep. “At the same time, we are not surprised by this honor. Fairmont has been breaking ground in STEM education for years, as evidenced by our 2019 designation in Newsweek as Orange County’s Best Private School for STEM.”

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    End of Year College Wrap-up

    April 22, 2024

    End of Year College Wrap-up
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    The “Why-s” and “How To-s” of a Private School Admission Interview

    April 19, 2024

    The “Why-s” and “How To-s” of a Private School Admission Interview
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    Meet Fairmont’s 2024 Orange County Top Teacher and Employee Award Winners

    April 9, 2024

    Meet Fairmont’s 2024 Orange County Top Teacher and Employee Award Winners
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    Meet Fairmont’s Sensational Summer Staff

    April 5, 2024

    Meet Fairmont’s Sensational Summer Staff
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    Reducing the Pressures of the College Application Process

    March 4, 2024

    Reducing the Pressures of the College Application Process
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    Cultivating Emotional Intelligence Through Art Education

    February 2, 2024

    Cultivating Emotional Intelligence Through Art Education
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    “Seas” the Day at Summer Camp 2024!

    January 25, 2024

    “Seas” the Day at Summer Camp 2024!
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    Make Your New Year’s Resolutions SMART!

    January 9, 2024

    Make Your New Year’s Resolutions SMART!
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    Understanding What Really Matters in Driving Student Learning

    December 7, 2023

    Understanding What Really Matters in Driving Student Learning
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    Creating Memorable Moments this Thanksgiving

    November 14, 2023

    Creating Memorable Moments this Thanksgiving
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    How to Sharpen Your Child’s Writing Skills

    October 30, 2023

    How to Sharpen Your Child’s Writing Skills
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    10 Best Halloween Candies of 2023

    October 16, 2023

    10 Best Halloween Candies of 2023
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    Five Fantastic Fall Outings in Orange County

    September 22, 2023

    Five Fantastic Fall Outings in Orange County
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    Fourteen A+ After-School Snacks

    September 5, 2023

    Fourteen A+ After-School Snacks
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    How to Get (and Keep) Your Kids Organized

    August 22, 2023

    How to Get (and Keep) Your Kids Organized
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    Introducing NIBLL – A New Partner for Healthy and Tasty Lunches

    August 7, 2023

    Introducing NIBLL – A New Partner for Healthy and Tasty Lunches
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    Beating the Back-to-School Jitters

    July 29, 2023

    Beating the Back-to-School Jitters
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    Preparing Future Scholars – Fairmont’s Proven Preschool Approach

    June 16, 2023

    Preparing Future Scholars – Fairmont’s Proven Preschool Approach
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    Fourteen Fabulously Fun Ways to Keep Learning + Engagement Going During Summer

    June 12, 2023

    Fourteen Fabulously Fun Ways to Keep Learning + Engagement Going During Summer
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    Finals Are Coming

    May 16, 2023

    Finals Are Coming
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    Contact
    Fairmont Prep Academy

    2200 W Sequoia Ave, Anaheim, CA 92801

    Campus Office: (714) 999-5055
    Admissions: (714) 234-2771