Our Mission

The Rainbow Centers provide a quality, safe and fun program for children. We use positive communication, activities and patience to create responsible citizens for the future.

Our History

Rainbow Rising was established in 1989 for the sole purpose of meeting the needs of the school age children in Irvine, California. We are currently located at 14 elementary schools in Irvine. We provide before and after school care as well as all day care when school is not in session. Our all day programs include fall intersessions, winter and spring recess, summer day camp, teacher in-service days, minimum days, modified days and parent conference days.


Our Programs

We have a developmentally based program with homework and enrichment time, recreational play, crafts, arts, music, dance, science and math. We provide opportunities for socialization, friendships and free choice play, as we believe these are essential building blocks for the whole child’s growth and development.

Distance Learning Made Easy

Who Can Attend?

Children enrolled in both Irvine Virtual Academy and IUSD's Hybrid classrooms are able to attend our program.

How Will Rainbow Rising Support My Child?

Rainbow Rising began our distance learning support during IUSD's initial closure of schools in Spring 2020. During this time, we partnered with IUSD teachers and administrators to create a system that provides structure and support to the students that need it most. We have small class sizes and low student to teacher ratios that allow us to work with your child to be a successful online learner.


What to Expect?

Your child will arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of their school day. They will be temperature checked and provided an area to store their personal belongings. We will assist them throughout the day on an as-needed basis. This includes communicating directly with their classroom teacher. During their assigned breaks, Rainbow Rising will provide snacks and a lunch time. In addition, we have COVID-19 appropriate activities and outside games to ensure your child stays active while socially engaging with friends.

Center Spotlight

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In celebration of the 2020 school year, we are doing a center spotlight where we highlight individual staff members and projects at each school. We are delighted to show you our engaging and safe environment that each of our schools has created. Get to see up to date pictures of our teachers in action as they bring the fun and excitement to the children in a COVID-19 safe environment. We've been so excited to return to school, that we couldn't help but show you everything what we've been planning!

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