Saddleback Children's Center is part of Community Lutheran Church. It began as an extension of the church ministry as…More a means of responding to those developmentally delayed.</p>
<p>Saddleback focuses on providing a Christian environment for children to develop positive self image, autonomy, and fine motor and communication skills. Opportunities are available for kids to grow cognitively, creatively, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.</p>
<p>The school was founded in 1983 and was originally located in Lake Forest on El Toro Road, but moved to its present location in 1988 and reopened a year later. Saddleback has been accredited since 1992 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and the school follows guidelines established by the NAEYC and Saddleback College. Sandy Starks is director for the school.</p>
Mission Hills Christian School 29582 Aventura, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA92688 Mission Hills Christian School, a ministry of Mission Hills Community Church, offers classes for students in junior…More kindergarten through eighth grade. MHCS has served families in the Saddleback Valley since 1980. In addition to a solid academic program, students participate in chapel, art, music, technology, physical education and sports. MHCS hires teachers who are solid Christians and have valid California Teaching Credentials. Additionally, MHCS teachers maintain Christian Educator Certification through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI). The teachers at Mission Hills follow the California State Standards.