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About Us

Brightside Academy – 56th & Woodland is an accredited Philadelphia child care and school readiness provider in Little Africa. We service children from 6-weeks- to 12-years-old and are conveniently located near Woodland Health Center, Save A Lot, Family Dollar, Dunkin Donuts, McDonald’s, and Popeye’s. 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 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 – 56th & Woodland 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 56th & Woodland is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Families benefit from our diapers program, and the quality free formula and meals available to enrolled children. We are the largest Brightside Academy facility in the city, serving 11 schools. The academy is convenient to families living in Bartrams Village and Bartrams Gardens among other areas. Public transit serve the area: 11 trolley, G bus routes and 52 bus routes 12, 64; and the 13 and 36 Trolley.

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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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