Welcome to The Academy at Bright Horizons


Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Nicole Fiorella

M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: +1 760-436-9666


Our Early Education Programs Offer More Than Daycare

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An engaging world where toddlers learn and explore

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Where curious children become inspired and ready for school

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Kindergarten Prep

Preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond

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Summer Program

A welcoming place for age-appropriate fun, friendships, and exploration


Meet Our Teaching Team

Maricel E., Daycare Teacher, The Academy at Bright Horizons, Encinitas, CA

Maricel E.

I love teaching because: working with children and families is my passion in life. I look forward to building a partnership with the families.

Teaching since: 2002

Monica D., Daycare Teacher, The Academy at Bright Horizons, Encinitas, CA

Monica D.

I love teaching because: the beauty of being a teacher is watching the children blossom through their experiences.

Teaching since: 2003

Naemah N., Daycare Teacher, The Academy at Bright Horizons, Encinitas, CA

Naemah N.

I love teaching because: I love to getting to know the children and help them grow into their fullest potential.

Teaching since: 1997


Bringing Our Curriculum to Life

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Our NAEYC Accreditation

Bright Horizons is committed to 100% NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation for all of our eligible child care centers and preschools.

Why NAEYC? Based on a multi-step process of continuous evaluation and improvement, NAEYC accreditation is the most comprehensive in the field, ensuring that our programs are informed by research and demonstrate high-quality standards.

NAEYC accreditation is our commitment to families. It is one way we provide the very best care and education for young children. Bright Horizons goes beyond what a traditional daycare would offer in order to establish a strong foundation for success in school and life.


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