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Northbound on I-5:
Take Interstate 5 to Exit 39 for Manchester Avenue. Go East. Take the first right to stay on Manchester Avenue. The next traffic light will be Encinitas Blvd. You will see The Original Pancake House on the Right. Turn left onto Encinitas Blvd. and our school is located directly on the right.

Southbound on I-5:
Take Interstate 5 to Encinitas Blvd. Go East on Encinitas Blvd for approximately 4 miles. Our school is located on the north side of the street, just before reaching Manchester.

2232 Encinitas Blvd.
Encinitas, CA 92024

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Welcome to the Academy

Unlocking your child's academic potential

The Academy at Bright Horizons unlocks your child's academic potential, while fostering a love for learning. Through our dynamic, experiential curriculum, students at The Academy discover their love for learning and are better prepared for kindergarten in North County's private and public schools.
Our daily program highlights The World at Your Fingertips curriculum which was created to foster individual development at every age and stage. To see a sample of our curriculum, please see a copy of our Curriculum Guide. Explore our website to learn more about our academic programs and contact us to schedule a tour!

What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"Ms Heather has been an amazing teacher for Juliana. She comes home everyday with something new that she learned and is so excited to share it with me. I am also so grateful to Ms Heather for being so accommodating and respectful of our religious beliefs, she's been a gift! Thank you!"

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Full- and part-time early education and preschool, Summer camp

Featured Parent Webinar

Quality Early Education: Choosing What's Best for Your Child

We talk to education experts from the National Association for the Education for Young Children (NAEYC) to get insider tips on what to look for in a quality early childhood education program. You’ll hear how NAEYC sets standards and how to select the option best suited to your child’s unique needs.

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 Spaces Help Children in Crisis

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenBright Spaces - special places for children in homeless and domestic violence shelters and other agencies - help children experiencing trauma. Bright Horizons teachers and employees help create Bright Spaces, support them through volunteering, and make a difference across hundreds of communities and serve thousands of children each year. To learn more, including how you could be involved, visit Making Connections Through Bright Spaces, a digital magazine celebrating the impact our programs make in people's lives.


Please contact the center for more information

Get involved in our Enrichment Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

Enrichments make use of special materials, unique spaces within our school, and special times to enhance your child's learning and experiences. All enrichments are included and designed to complement our curriculum.

  • The Starry Night Art Studio
  • Weekly Music Classes
  • Handwriting Without Tears
  • Everyday Math
  • Yoga
  • GardenWorks
  • Natural Outdoor Environments

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