Brea Schools

Public Schools

The Brea Olinda Unified School District operates six elementary schools, one junior high school, one high school, and one alternative high school.


The district is bounded on the north by the Orange / Los Angeles counties' line, on the east by San Bernardino and Riverside counties, on the west by Puente Avenue, and on the South by the City of Fullerton. Students living west of Puente to the Brea city limits are served by Fullerton Joint Union High School District and La Habra City School District (K-8). Some students living south of Imperial Highway and east of Placentia Avenue are served by the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (K-12).

New residents seeking information on elementary, junior and senior high schools, or adult education should call the School District Office at 714-990-7800.

Pre-Schools & Private Schools

Also in the city are several pre-schools, two Christian schools, and a Catholic school with classes for children from K-8.

Higher Education

Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (714-256-1311) has a campus located at 251 South Randolph Street in Brea. Nearby is California State University at Fullerton as well as Fullerton Community College. The University of California at Irvine, Chapman College, and Cal Poly Pomona are all within easy freeway access.

For information about local community college classes, call Fullerton Community College at 714-992-7000. For other adult education information, call 714-526-8258.