Universal Pre-K

Our high-quality program ignites a lifetime of learning for kindergarten and beyond.

Nurturing Environment

We provide safe, state-of-the-art facilities which are conveniently located.


Free full-day UPK for eligible children.

Children who are turning four-years-old in 2015 are eligible for full-day Universal Pre-kindergarten (UPK) at Brightside Academy locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn.

Brightside Academy offers:

  • Kindergarten readiness program
  • Nutritious daily meals and snacks
  • Caring and dedicated teachers

From Brightside Academy Families …

“My children’s experience at Brightside Academy has been great so far. I would recommend it to anyone. They are kind and loving … I give them 5 stars.” – Santerica J.

“My son is learning a lot at Brightside Academy. He loves to go every day. I think the teachers are great! They really care about the children!” – Taimy B.

“My daughter attends Brightside Academy and her experience there has been wonderful. The staff is great … she feels safe and at home with them. The infant room teachers give each child the attention and care they deserve.” – Shonte M.