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Hours of care for ages 1yrs and up are between 7a.m. to 6:30p.m. Monday through Friday.

Hours of care for infants are between 7a.m. to 5:30p.m. Monday through Friday.

Children need to be at school by no later than 9am (program start time for VPK Program students). Children will not be admitted after 9am (program start time for VPK Program students), as this allows our learning program to begin and continue without interruption.

All tuition is due weekly every Friday in advance for the following week.

We require enrollment forms to be completed accurately and in full and submitted a minimum of 5 business days before the first day of attendance.

WEEKLY TUITION RATES FOR 2016/2017:

  • Infants                                                                                       $275
  • Toddlers (1 years old)                                                               $225
  • 2 year olds                                                                                $185
  • 3 year olds & non VPK 4 year olds (must be potty-trained)      $175
  • VPK - Full Day Program                                                           $140
  • Non VPK Weeks during the VPK Session                                $140
  • 4's & 5's VPK Graduate Summer Camp Program                    $150
  • VPK ONLY 3 hour Program                                                      FREE

** 3 year olds and older must be potty-trained before they can move up to or be placed in a 3 year old room or older classroom to receive the 3 year old or older rate.

** Family Discount = 5% off oldest child's tuition (does not apply for infant tuition, VPK studesnts and summer camp).  Only one discount allowed per family. Some exclusions may apply.

** VPK Full Day care rate is subject to change based on State of Florida VPK funding.

INCLUDED IN WEEKLY TUITION:

  • Morning & Afternoon Snack
  • Daily Sign Language
  • Daily Spanish
  • Daily Yoga
  • Daily Indoor Treehouse Time

EXTRAS:

  • Annual Registration Fee (does not apply to summer camp) - $100 per child annually (non refundable)
  • 4's & 5's Summer Camp Registration - $50 (one time fee and non refundable)
  • Nutritionally Balanced Lunch Program - $20 per week (must be enrolled weekly or fee is $5 per day)
  • LA Dance Academy - $42.00 for 4 weeks
  • Jungle Bus Gymnastics - $42.00 for 4 weeks
  • Little Techs IPAD Program (for VPK Students Only) - $42.00 for 4 weeks
  • Soccer Shots - $99 for 9 weeks

PAYMENT TERMS:

  • To hold a child's spot, a 1 week of tuition deposit must be paid in full at the time of registration along with a $100 registration fee. This 1 week of tuition deposit and registration fee is non-refundable if you decide not to start with us. No exceptions.
  • Child care fees are expected to be paid in full by Friday in advance for the following week.
  • Tuition is due in full weekly regardless of child's attendance.
  • If fees are not paid in full by 9am on Monday of the current week, a $15.00 late fee will be added.
  • There is a $35.00 fee for each returned check.
  • A late dismissal charge of $5 per minute is enforced for all children picked up after 6:30p.m.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY:

A minimum of a 2 week notice in writing prior to withdrawing a child is required. Regular tuition rates will be charged during this time.

2016 - 2017 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: *** Tuition is still due for these holidays for all age groups and programs ***

Bright Beginnings Closed Days Calendar for September 2016 - August 2017

School will be closed on the following days. Tuition is still due for these closed days for all age groups and programs.  If any December Holidays (Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, The Day After Christmas, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day) fall on a Saturday, we will be closed the Friday before.  If the holiday falls on a Sunday, we will be closed the Monday after.  For example:  if Independence Day falls on a Saturday, we will be closed the Friday before (July 3rd).  If Independence Day falls on a Sunday, we will be closed the next day (July 5th).

  • Closed Labor Day - September 5, 2016
  • Closed Thanksgiving Day - November 24, 2016
  • Closed the day after Thanksgiving - November 25, 2016
  • Closed Christmas Holidays - December 23, 2016
  • Closed Christmas Holidays - December 26, 2016
  • Closed New Year's Holiday - December 30, 2016
  • Closed Monday - January 2, 2017
  • Closed Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2017
  • Closed for Good Friday - April 14, 2017
  • Closed for Memorial Day - May 29, 2017
  • Closed for Independence Day - July 4, 2017
  • Closed the 2 days before Pinellas County public school stars so that we may prepare for the new school year program.

Our latest drop off time (the cut-off time) is 9am every morning.  We ask that all children arrive no later than 9:00am, as it is an interruption to the classroom schedule (morning snack will be served daily from 8am to 9am).  VPK students are required to arrive no later than the start time of the VPK program.  If your child is going to be late or absent for any reason, please  notify us by no later than 8:30am of that morning. If you know in advance, please let us know as soon as you know so that we can add you to our late arrival list.

*** Tuition is still due for these holidays for all age groups and programs. ***

Bright Beginnings: Excellence In Education & Child Development

Serving the Dunedin, Palm Harbor, and Clearwater areas