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The Bank of America Office Park is directly across the street from Home Depot on Southside Blvd. The Avenues Mall is adjacent to the Office Park on Southside Blvd. Once inside the office park, go left and follow the street around until you come to Bldg 1100 on the left hand side.
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Welcome to Bright Horizons at The Avenues

Premier Early Education and Preschool in the Jacksonville - Southside Area

Bright Horizons at the Avenues is conveniently located next to the Avenues Mall off of Southside Boulevard. We are proudly NAEYC accredited and offer a safe and nurturing environment for your child to grow, thrive and develop to their fullest potential. 

With over 25 years serving the Jacksonville, Florida community, Bright Horizons parents go to work knowing their children are happy, safe, and well cared for, and children graduate from our programs being prepared for Kindergarten and beyond.

We invite you to explore our web site and contact us to schedule your personalized center visit.

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Ms. E, you are a hoot! You and Miss Mirella balance the class so well. Your humor and instruction are the perfect combination for guiding those kids through the day and making them learn in the process. Our kids are lucky to have landed in your class. You have our gratitude!"

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care

Upcoming Events

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  • Feb 25

    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Preschool & Kindergarten Prep Preview

    Connect with our curriculum and learn how we prepare children for school at our Preschool & Kindergarten Prep Preview.

Featured Parent Webinar

Parent Teacher Partnerships: The Keys to Successful Collaboration


Creating optimal parent teacher partnerships takes skill and know-how. Watch this video to help determine your goals, your responsibilities, and the line between advocating and over-involvement.

Bright Horizons Parent Community

Helping dad when mom goes back to workThe Bright Horizons Parent Community is a great place for parents and educators to share ideas, get perspectives and ask questions. Looking for info on potty training your toddler or how to get your preschooler started with chores? This is the place for you.

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.

Meals

Nutritious snacks provided daily, optional lunch program available

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Your child will experience the following enrichment and educational activities included with your tuition:

  • Weekly Spanish lessons
  • Infant sign language
  • ArtSmart
  • Science Rocks
  • Language Works
  • Toward a Better World
  • Well Aware
  • Math Counts
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • READY for SCHOOL
  • Movement Matters 
We also offer the following optional enrichment activities for a small fee:
  • Ballet
  • Tots - Teams of Tomorrow

From our Photo Albums

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    Annual Fall Festival 2015 11/2/2015
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    Curriculum Night 2015 9/18/2015
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