Portola Springs is situated on approximately 1,222 acres in North Irvine. An award-winning "Master Planned Community", living at Portola Springs offers many wonderful amenities to homeowners including 18 parks, multiple tot lots, basketball courts, tennis courts, barbeque areas, picnic tables, activity lawns and play structures - and Portola Spring is conveniently located and less than 50 miles away from both Los Angeles and San Diego.
There are 2 "Community Parks": Silverado Park and Lomas Valley Park, with each offering lighted athletic fields, basketball and tennis courts, shade structures, tot lots, barbecue/picnic areas, junior Olympic swimming pool, children’s wading pool, bubbling spa, poolside cabanas, and multipurpose buildings/community centers.
The Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) is one of the most highly-rated school districts in the U.S. IUSD educates a diverse population of approximately 27,000 K-12 students in 22 elementary schools, five middle schools, four comprehensive high schools and one continuation high school. In 2011, Northwood High School, University High School and Woodbridge High School, were rated as being in the top 500 high schools in the U.S., with University High (Uni High), being rated #8 in the entire U.S!