The Academy at Manhattan Beach: A Bright Horizons Preschool

Welcome to Our School

The Academy at Manhattan Beach is located at 1114 22nd St. in Manhattan Beach, California. There are two separate buildings situated on this corner lot property that encloses a spacious outdoor gross motor area. Each classroom opens up to an attached outdoor area that will provide the quintessential southern California indoor/outdoor learning environment. This secure campus of 15,000 square feet is sure to stimulate curiosity and nurture a love for learning.

Vida Wessel - Director


Meet Our Center Team

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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.

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Health & Safety

Your child’s health and safety are our top priority. Our centers have strict guidelines for cleanliness and security and we’re proud to be recognized as a health-and-wellness model for child care centers by the Partnership for a Healthier America.