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About Us

Brightside Academy – 48th & Lancaster is an accredited child care and school readiness provider in West Philadelphia (Mantua). We service children from 6-weeks- to 12-years-old and are conveniently located near Checkers, The Crab House, Family Dollar, Discovery Charter School and Sister Clare Muhammad Park. Our caring staff provides nurturing care in a safe, modern, state-of-the-art learning environment. We proudly accept CCIS and PHMC’s Head Startquality 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 – 48th & 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 48th & Lancaster is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday. There are many schools, busineeses, a WIC office, banks and other organizations located nearby. We are convenient to families living in Mantua Homes among other areas. Public transit serves the area: Route 10, Route 15 buses.

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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 and Head Start. We also accept cash, money orders, and credit cards.

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