Quail Hill is a community of newer semi custom single family homes & town homes in the south part of Irvine, California. It is one of the seven communities that belong to the University area of the City of Irvine. University High School was named the best public high school in California and 8th best public high school in America by Newsweek. University was also the highest ranked institution on the list that was not a charter or magnet school. Located next to the 405 freeway, Quail Hill is close to The Irvine Spectrum & At the foot of Quail Hill Loop Trail that provides public access to natural surface trails for walking & hiking.