Welcome to Bright Horizons at Boxborough

Ready to Become a Bright Horizons Parent?

Meet the Center Director

Tracy Samarjian

M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enrollment Info: 877-624-4532
Phone: 978-393-2817

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A Bright Horizons Child Care Teacher and her Student.

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; to providing the very best care and education for young children; and to establishing a strong foundation for their success in school and life.


Our Educational Programs

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An exceptional place for your baby to thrive and grow

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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

Kristin H.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: I love to see the wonder and curiosity of a child! It makes you appreciate the little things!

Teaching since: 1997

Mikhaila O.

Infant Classroom

I love teaching because: It allows me to be creative everyday. I love watching them learn and try new things.

Teaching since: 2013

Kelly J.

Toddler Classroom

I love teaching because: I love the way a child lights up when they understand a concept, interacting with children, and seeing them grow.

Teaching since: 2006


The World at Their Fingertips

Our own World at Their Fingertips® curriculum is based on the research of the most renowned education experts. Designed by our education team, it’s created to support these important early years, to inspire children to be bold explorers today and joyful, confident learners for life.

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language works

Literacy, language, and love of books cultivated through listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

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Science Rocks

Spurring a sense of wonder through observations and experiments in which we ask questions and form, record, and describe conclusions.

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Art Smart

Fostering an interest and appreciation of art, music, theater and dance, while encouraging individual talents and artistic expression.

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Math Counts

Early math concepts experienced through counting, sorting, patterning, one-on-one correspondence, and problem solving.

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Well Aware

Healthy living developed through physical activity, good nutrition, and healthful habits incorporated into every day routines.

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Towards a Better World

Experiences and activities designed to help children learn to respect our world, its diverse people, and the environment we live in.

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Caring Matters

Support for important social skills including compromise, self-regulation, negotiating with peers, and forming positive relationships.

“You may not be in the classroom full time with my little, but you are still a big part of his life. Thank you for the love you show Greyson each and every day.”



“From the first day I saw you surrounded by toddlers, right at their level- sitting on the floor with them and reading books with a warm smile, I knew you were meant to be a teacher. I am so thankful my boys get to be cared for by and learn from you, Ms. Stephanie! You are wonderful!”


Sarah, Jack, Henry and Zachary

“Thank u for being a 2nd mother to the boys while in your care.You’ve been with our twins since they were infants, and you know them better than anyone—and most importantly, you understand who they are as individuals. You have succeeded in helping to get our boys on track developmentally...thank u!!”


Sarah, Jack, Henry and Zachary

“I hope you never question whether or not your work has made a difference. The 3 of you have created such a welcoming, trusting, joyful, playful, supportive and compassionate learning and growing space for kids and families...such important contributions to the community as a whole! So thankful 4 u.”


Sarah, Jack, Zachary and Henry

“Thank you all for all the love and care that you have shown Greyson. He is growing so much. Shawn and I are so thankful for everything that you do. Greyson shows such love when he sees each and every one of you. You are all remarkable.”



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Healthy Food for Growing Children

Healthy food is part of children’s development. Our menus align with our wellness commitment to Partnership for Healthier America. By eating family-style and serving themselves, children learn about making healthy choices and the connection between food and community.

Early Education Awards & Partnerships


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