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About Us

Brightside Academy-4 Smithfield is a recognized and accredited child care and school readiness provider in Downtown Pittsburgh, right across the bridge from Station Square. Located close to the Dept. of Human Services, restaurants and a convenience store, we offer nurturing care in a safe environment. We service children from 6-weeks- to 12-years-old and are proud to offer the Early Head Start, and Pre-K Counts quality programs.

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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.

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 4 Smithfield is open until 10pm. We are convenient to families who work downtown. Nearby bus stops service routes including: 39, 40, 41, 43, 44, 48, 51, 51L, Y1, Y45, Y46, Y47, and Y49.

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Hours of Operation


Monday6:30 am
6:00 pm
Tuesday6:30 am
6:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am
6:00 pm
Thursday6:30 am
6:00 pm
Friday6:30 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 Early Head Start and PA Pre-K Counts programs. We also accept cash, money orders, and credit cards.

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