Bright Horizons at West 72nd

Early Education & Preschool That's More than Daycare

Welcome to Bright Horizons at West 72nd Street where every day is EXTRAORDINARY!  We are conveniently located on the Upper West Side, two blocks from the well-known Beacon Theater. We are half a block away from the 1, 2 & 3 trains and also accessible by the #7 bus. Our students have the great opportunity to enjoy the natural surroundings of Riverside Park which allows them to experience nature at its best. We're dedicated to partnering with families, even beyond the classroom, & our sole purpose is to educate our students while building happy-healthy, well rounded individuals who will continue to succeed in their future academic lives. 

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Evette Okongo - Center Director

Global Health Safety

Health, Safety, and Wellness at Our Center

Your child’s safety and wellness is our top priority. We continue to monitor state and local public health guidelines, look to our medical expert, and use our considerable experience to guide our health and safety practices. Our centers take important steps to ensure the very best for every child, and the Health and Wellness portion of our World at Their Fingertips® curriculum incorporates lessons about these essential topics into every classroom, every day.

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Our Community

Our families come from nearby communities, creating a close-knit environment and strong parent partnerships. Whether we’re close to home or near the office, our center is ideal for busy working families and easy to get to – for pick-up and drop-off or to stop in for a visit.


Meet Our Center Team