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About Us

Brightside Academy-40th & Lancaster is an accredited Philadelphia child care and school readiness provider in Belmont / Mantua / Powelton Village. We service children from 6-weeks- to 12-years-old and are conveniently located near Family Dollar, Pete’s Pizza, and Edible Arrangements. Our caring staff provides nurturing care in a safe, modern, state-of-the-art learning environment. We proudly accept CCIS and offer the Head Start quality preschool 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 – 40th & Lancaster 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 40th & Lancaster is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. We are convenient to families living in Westpark, Sarah Allen Homes, and Haddington Homes among other areas. Public transit buses 10, 43, 31 stop near the academy.

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Hours of Operation


Monday6:00 am
6:00 pm
Tuesday6:00 am
6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am
6:00 pm
Thursday6:00 am
6:00 pm
Friday6:00 am
6:00 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. This location participates in the Head Start program. We also accept cash, money orders, and credit cards.

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