Manzanita Campus

Central Laguna Beach

K1 (Transitional Kindergarten) – 2nd Grade
7:30 am to 5:00 pm

758 Manzanita Drive
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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Phone: 949.494.7388

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About Manzanita Campus

Our Manzanita campus is the original home of Anneliese Schools. While walking through the beautiful corridors decorated with one-of-a-kind art and wood carvings, you can feel the 50-year tradition of education on this campus. This one-acre property located in Central Laguna was once the home of Hollywood’s finest. The impeccably landscaped gardens and unique classrooms adorned with art from all over the world, create an ideal learning environment for children.

The presence of Anneliese, the founder of the Anneliese Schools, is evident on this cozy, yet stimulating campus. From her powerful storytelling and puppet show activities to her multilanguage circles, these group settings are meant to impart powerful learning opportunities around academic and social-emotional topics in a playful and nurturing manner. We graciously accept children from Kindergarten through third grade at which point we transition them to the Willowbrook Campus.

School Calendar

The school calendar below contains an outline of all significant dates for the current school year, including holidays observed, school shows and events, and days off for staff development. We make every effort to update this calendar as schedule changes arise, so please check back often to stay current on new shows and events.

Daily Schedule

Although all of our campuses follow the same basic daily rhythm, daily student schedules vary by age or grade and differ between campuses. To find out more information about daily schedules, simply click on the appropriate link below for your child’s grade level.

Tuition Rates

Tuition is due on the first of every month and remains the same regardless of attendance and holidays. Registration and supply fees are required at registration and are separate from the annual tuition. Any paperwork received without all associated fees cannot be processed. If you wish to register your child but are unable to commit to the full registration and supply fees by the deadline, please contact the school administrative office to discuss a payment schedule. Please note that once submitted, the Registration & Supply Fees are non-refundable.

Tuition rates at Anneliese Schools vary by grade and frequency of attendance. To view our tuition rates and application fees, please select from the grade levels for which your child will be attending.

The Value of Whole Child Education

At Anneliese Schools, we believe that there are so many parts of a child that contribute to who they are as a person. We design a learning environment that awakens and cultivates the infinite potential of the child’s mind. By teaching to nine different intelligences, we develop the education of the Whole Child, ensuring that each student is a well-rounded, confident, independent learner who thinks deeply and critically, takes risks, and grows in their humanity.