Irvine geography 101: the big three
University encompasses nine residential communities, a region of mixed commercial and residential zones known as the Irvine Business Complex, 11 Irvine Unified School District campuses, University of California, Irvine, and a number of private schools and pre-schools.
Rancho San Joaquin • Turtle Ridge • Turtle Rock • University Park • University Town Center • West Park Village I • Bommer Canyon Open Space Preserve • Orchard Hills Open Space Preserve • Quail Hill Open Space Preserve
Bonita Canyon Elementary School • Culverdale Elementary School • Turtle Rock Child Development Center • Turtle Rock Elementary School • Vista Verde Elementary School • University Park Elementary • Westpark Elementary • Rancho San Joaquin Middle School • University High School • Tarbut V’ Torah Community Day School • Village Montessori School
Crossroads encompasses 22 residential communities, Irvine Valley College, Irvine Spectrum and several other major shopping centers. Additionally, 18 Irvine Unified School District campuses and a number of private schools and pre-schools are located within the Crossroads boundaries.
College Park • Deerfield • El Camino Glen • Greentree • Harvard Square • Heritage Park • Los Olivos • Oak Creek • Old Towne • Orange Tree • Quail Hill • Shady Canyon • Smoketree • The Colony • The Meadows • The Ranch • The Spectrum • The Willows • Walnut Square • Westpark • Windwood • Woodbridge
Alderwood Elementary School • College Park Elementary School • Deerfield Elementary School • Early Childhood Learning Center School • Eastshore Elementary School •Greentree Elementary School • Meadow Park Elementary School • Oak Creek Elementary School • Springbrook Elementary School • Stone Creek Elementary School • Lakeside Middle School • South Lake Middle • Venado Middle School • Woodbridge High School • Irvine High School • Creekside High School • San Joaquin High School
Portola encompasses 14 residential communities, 13 Irvine and Tustin Unified School District campuses, and a number of private schools and pre-schools.
Cypress Village • Lower Peter’s Canyon • North Park • North Park Square • Northwood • Northwood Point • Orange County Great Park • Orchard Hills • Portola Springs • Racquet Club • Stonegate • West Irvine • Woodbury • Woodbury East
Canyon View Elementary School • Northwood Elementary School • Santiago Hills Elementary School • Stonegate Elementary School • Woodbury Elementary • Rancho San Joaquin Middle School • Arnold O. Beckman High School • Northwood High School • Crean Lutheran High School • Orchard Hills School • Great Foundations Montessori • New Horizon School • Northwood Montessori School
The Crossroads webpage at the city website also includes translations into Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese.