Best in Class

Valencia has made a name for itself as a family-friendly community, and it has the National Blue Ribbon Schools to prove it. With a focus on creating an outstanding educational system in partnership with local school districts, Valencia offers some of the highest quality schools in California. From the dynamic and engaging West Creek Academy to the science-driven Emblem Academy, Valencia schools prepare students for 21st century success by teaching the skills needed for the careers of the future.


For residents at Avanti by Lennar and Paloma by TRI Pointe Homes, the highly acclaimed West Creek Academy offers a unique integrated arts and STEM education program to develop creative thinking in addition to a thorough foundation in science and technology. This helps students become well rounded and provides a fun and interesting learning environment. For Concord by Lennar residents, the award-winning Emblem Academy’s STEM curriculum includes the elements of ethics and entrepreneurship to create a forward-thinking ESTEEM program, designed to prepare students to thrive in an ever-changing world. With schools like these and teachers dedicated to student success, the future is bright with opportunity for kids in Valencia.


In addition to K-12 campuses, Awesometown is also home to several well-known higher education schools. College of the Canyons, a two-year public college, brings 69 academic programs to local students as well as innovative partnerships within the community. Recently named the fastest-growing community college in the nation, College of the Canyons is recognized for its leadership in correlating education with economic development, job retention and job creation. Offering associate degrees and professional certificates in everything from architecture to welding, College of the Canyons has a program for everyone and every interest.



At the university level, the top-rated, internationally renowned California Institute of the Arts, better known as CalArts, is innovating the arts education field, bringing out visionary creative talent unlike any other university. Originally created by Walt and Roy Disney, CalArts offers programs in art, critical studies, dance, film/video, music and theater. CalArts has an educational philosophy that is based on close interaction between teachers and students and lends more creative freedom than most traditional art educational institutions. Graduates of the school can be found working at the highest levels in arts and entertainment throughout the world.


When it comes to education, Valencia offers top-quality institutions at all levels. Great schools help build great community, making yet another reason why Valencia is a wonderful place to live and grow with your family. Check out the home offerings today at Avanti and Paloma and Valencia’s newest neighborhood, Concord, coming soon, and give your family access to some of the best educational opportunities in the nation.