Brightside Academy Ohio 
Child Care in Harrisburg Pike Columbus, Ohio

Experience the best child care in Harrisburg Pike with Brightside Academy Ohio!

When it comes to preparing your child for grade school and beyond, it’s critical that they get the attention and preparation they need. That’s why the Brightside Academy offers daycare for infants and toddlers, preschool programs, and after school programs for children up to the age of 12.

The Brightside Academy Ohio’s Harrisburg Pike location is a renowned and accredited child care and school readiness provider, located in the Hilltop community. We service children from six weeks to 12-years-old and are located near Imagine Harrisburg Pike Community School, Bridgescape, Tim Hortons, Family Dollar and McDonalds. Our caring staff provides nurturing care in a safe environment and we proudly accept various forms of pay.

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Meet Our Director

Jamel strongly believes in the philosophy “The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.” Jamel earned his BS in Political Science at Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU). Soon after, obtained his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. In his professional career displaying Excellence with Caring, Jamel has experience teaching in middle/high schools, formative research, interpretation of laws, adolescent development, and early childhood learning. 

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Your Brightside Academy

660 Harrisburg Pike Columbus, OH 43223 | 614-227-0652

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday | 6:00am – 5:30pm 


Our Child Care Program

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Children are born eager to learn. Brightside Academy Ohio’s curriculum helps lead children to their full potential and prepares them for success in school and beyond.

Our kindergarten readiness programs teach age-appropriate lessons that encourage development in a safe and nurturing environment. Trained and experienced teachers care for and educate infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in the areas of reading, math, communication and exploration daily.

 Kids enrolled at Brightside Academy – Harrisburg Like receive FREE diapers and wipes while attending the academy!

School-age children benefit from before- and after-school care in a supervised and enriching environment and from a fun summer camp program when school is not in session


Brightside Academy Ohio-Harrisburg Pike is open from 6:00 am to 5:30 pm and offers state-of-the-art learning facilities for children. Our location is convenient to families living in Woodbury Commons, Franklin Manor, and Canonby Court among other apartment buildings and neighborhoods. Bus lines 3 and 15 have stops right in front of the academy.

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For your convenience Brightside Academy Ohio accepts various forms of payment including government programs. We also accept cash, money orders, and credit cards.