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Dear Families,

 

Welcome to The Burlington Academy of Learning, "Where Children and Families are Celebrated!". We are a school for young children between the ages of 6 weeks through 12 years old.

 

At The Burlington Academy of Learning, you can be sure to find a warm environment and unique experience where children and families are welcomed and supported. We strive to bring out the beauty and uniqueness in every child and support parents to be the best parents they can be.

 

The Academy offers exceptional programs including our Infant and Toddler Programs, 2 and 3 Year Old Nursery School, PreKindergarten, Junior Kindergarten / Kindergarten, a Pre/Kindergarten & Kindergarten Bilingual Program as well as a School-Age Day Program. We also offer two Summer Camp options; Hot Stuff Summer Camp for preschool children and Adventure Camp for children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade! In our continuous goal to offer support for students and families, we offer extended school day options such as our Before School Program and our After School Program for children through 6th grade. We also offer a Supplemental Care Program, which offers care for children during holidays and vacations.

 

The Academy experience enhances all aspects of a child's development: personal, emotional, social, physical, moral, spiritual and cognitive. This takes place in an environment rich in comfort and warmth where our faculty and staff members nurture our students. Certified teachers following the State of CT Department of Education common core standards, guide children with a strong focus on language and early literacy, an appreciation of the arts, earth awareness and character development. Spanish, sign language, music and yoga classes are part of our exceptional curriculum.

 

The faculty and staff welcome your involvement at The Academy. Effective schools are those that involve students, teachers, parents, and administrators working together to reach our common goals and objectives. We always welcome your communication and appreciate your input, suggestions, and feedback.

 

We invite you to become a part of The Burlington Academy of Learning family!

 

Sincerely,

Kim Hope

Founder 

 

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HISTORY of The Academy

 

January 1992 - The Academy began as Bright Beginnings Nursery School by Kim. Bright Beginnings was started to offer a learning environment for two year old children, structured as a part time traditional Nursery School. Bright Beginnings grew, in Kim’s home, to offer two, three and four year old Preschool and Summer Programs.

 

Fall 1997 - As a result of its growth, Bright Beginnings became The Burlington Academy of Learning and moved to its current location. The Academy added both half and full day Kindergarten Programs as well as extended day options such as Before and After School Programs, to serve the growing needs of Burlington and surrounding communities.

 

September 2012 - The Burlington Academy dedicated one classroom solely for a 2 Year Old Nursery School Program and added part and full time options for 2 year olds. 

 

June 2013 - The Burlington Academy began offering Infant and Toddler Programs and designated one building as the Jr. Academy, for Infant, Toddler, Two 's Programs and one building for 3 Year Old Nursery School through School Age.

 

September 2019 - The Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Academy opened it's doors to The Academy's new program, Bilingual Academy also known as Academia Bilingue. This program is taught by Señora Analía and encourages students to learn and speak Spanish while learning their PreKindergarten/Kindergarten curriculum.

 

August 2020 - The Academy began offering a School-Age Day Program to students utilizing distance-learning opportunities. The School Age Day Program provides a certified teacher to assist each child with their distance learning requirements. Students will also receive all the complimentary components of a well-rounded school day including Art, Music, Spanish and Physical Education. 


Today - The Burlington Academy of Learning resides in the center of Burlington and we now own the property giving us the ability to modify and renovate our classrooms and buildings as desired, we are currently enhancing our outdoor classrooms! Our programs now include Infants, Toddlers, 2 and 3 Year Old Nursery School, PreKindergarten, Junior Kindergarten / Kindergarten, Before and After School Programs, Supplemental Care (for vacation days, holidays, public school snow days), a Bilingual Program, a School-Age Program for distance learners, Summer Camp and Kid's Night Out.

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HOURS

Monday through Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm

Saturday / Sunday - Special Events Only 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

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SPECIFIC PROGRAM HOURS 

DAY PROGRAMS

A variety of days / options are available for classes.

Infant Program

Monday through Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm

Half or Full Day

Toddler Program

Monday through Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm

Half or Full Day 

2 Year Old Nursery School  

Monday through Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm  

Half or Full Day

3 Year Old Nursery School

Monday through Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm (Before/After School available)

PreKindergarten

Monday through Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm (Before/After School available) 

Junior Kindergarten/ Kindergarten

Monday through Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm (Before/After School available)

Bilingual Program

Monday through Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm (Before/After School available)

School-Age Day Program

Monday through Friday 9am - 3pm

 

EXTENDED DAY PROGRAMS

Before School

Monday through Friday 6:30am – 9:00am 

Lunch Bunch 3NS-Kindergarten

Monday through Friday 11:30am – 12:30pm

After School Program (3 Year Old Nursery School, PreKindergarten, Jr. Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Region 10 Kindergarten)

Monday through Friday 3:15pm – 6:30pm 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL CARE PROGRAM

Year-round when Academic School Year is not in session (call for specific dates)

 AM Session 6:30am - 1:00pm

 PM Session 1:00pm - 6:30pm

 Full Day Session 6:30am - 6:30pm

 

SUMMER CAMP

Half or Full Day options available

Monday through Friday; 

Full Day: 8:30am - 5pm

Half Day: 8:30am - 11:30am or 8:30am – 12:30pm

Before Camp Care 6:30am - 9am

After Camp Care 5pm - 6:30pm  

 

PROGRAM AGE GUIDELINES 

Infants ................................................6 weeks to 12 months 

Toddlers .............................................approx. 12 months to 24 months 

2 Year Old Nursery School..................approx. 24 months to 3 years 

3 Year Old Nursery School..................3 years old by December 31st

PreKindergarten..................................4 years old by December 31st

Bilingual Academy (PreK and K)......4 or 5 years old by December 31st

Junior Kindergarten.............................5 years old by December 31st

(usually children with August - December birthdays)

Kindergarten........................................5 years old by December 31st

Before School........................................3 Nursery School - 6th grade 

After School..........................................3 Nursery School - Kindergarten 

Supplemental Care Program................3 Nursery School – 6th Grade 

Kids’ Night Out.....................................3 Nursery School - 6th Grade 

Summer Camp......................................3 Nursery School – 6th Grade

 

 

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Come meet our exceptional teachers and see our wonderful school!

(860) 675-3598

mainoffice@burlingtonacademy.com

 

Located in Burlington, CT

4 Covey rd., Burlington CT 06013

10 Covey rd., Burlington CT 06013

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