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About Us

Brightside Academy – 17th & Lehigh is an accredited North Philadelphia child care and school readiness provider. We service children from 6-weeks- to 12-years-old and are conveniently located near Deliverance Church, State Senator Shirley Kitchen’s office, Anti-Violence/Anti-Drug Network, and Dobbins High School. Our caring staff provides nurturing care in a safe, modern, state-of-the-art learning environment. We proudly accept CCIS and offer the Pre-K Counts quality program.

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Our Program


Brightside Academy childChildren are born eager to learn. Brightside Academy’s curriculum helps lead children to their full potential and prepares them for success in school and beyond.

Our kindergarten readiness programs teach age-appropriate lessons that encourage development in a safe and nurturing environment. Trained and experienced teachers care for and educate infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in the areas of reading, math, communication and exploration daily.

Kids enrolled at Brightside Academy – 17th & Lehigh receive FREE diapers, training pants, and wipes while attending the academy!

School-age children benefit from before- and after-school care in a supervised and enriching environment and from a fun summer camp program when school is not in session.

Brightside Academy 17th & Lehigh is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. We have indoor and outdoor play areas and a parking lot. Families benefit from our diapers program, and the quality free formula and meals available to enrolled children. We are convenient to families living in Raymond Rosen, 8 Diamonds, Norris Apartments, and Fairhill Apartments among other areas. Public transit serves the area: Bus routes 2, 54, 33 (Connected with Rte. 54), 60 (Connected with Rte. 2); Broad St. Subway.

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Hours of Operation


Monday7:00 am
5:00 pm
Tuesday7:00 am
5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am
5:00 pm
Thursday7:00 am
5:00 pm
Friday7:00 am
5:00 pm

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Convenient Payment Options


For your convenience Brightside Academy accepts various forms of payment including government voucher/subsidy programs like CCIS and Pre-K Counts. We also accept cash, money orders, and credit cards.

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