515 E. Winmore Ave. | Chapel Hill, NC 27516 | (919) 929-7060
Open
X

Legacy Academy Chapel Hill!

Chapel hill child care development ratingsnorth carolina child care partnership

univeristy of north carolina child development partnershipDuke child care partnershipNational Association for the Education of Young Children logo

OPEN: Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

 

Enroll today

If you’re ready to make Legacy Academy “The perfect beginning for your Legacy,”® click the link below to begin the enrollment application.

Click Here to Begin the Application Process! →


Legacy Academy Chapel Hill:

  • – Is one of 5 programs selected in Orange County to participate in the new “Ready Infant-Toddler Classrooms Project” (RITC). This is a new 2 year program coordinated through CCSA under a grant from the Orange County Partnership for Young Children. The project is designed to provide in-depth training and support for staff in 5 selected centers with high quality infant and toddler classrooms. We will partner to create an infant and toddler “Model Classroom” establishing even higher standards, and ultimately will provide mentorship and support (during year two) to other preschools’ infant and toddler classrooms in Orange County.
  • – Is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, which sets the standard for accountability in quality for early child care and education. Legacy participates in this voluntary program to give parents added assurance that our academies exceed national standards for excellence in education, safety, and overall quality of care.  Fewer than 10% of US Preschool programs receive this honor.
  • – Offers low student-teacher ratios
  • – Offers Before/After school programs and exciting Summer Camps

Our goal is to give children the opportunity to learn and grow as they become healthy, responsible, independent, and self-sufficient individuals. Legacy Academy caregivers and teachers provide children with love, joy, and encouragement. At Legacy Academy, children come first as we strive to make a difference! We are committed to providing a positive, nurturing, and enriched learning environment and experiences that will foster cognitive, physical, social, and emotional development in each child as an individual. We believe that early care and education make a positive difference in the lives of children, their families, and our community.

 

Our Legacy Academy child care curriculum

 

In addition to the standard High Scope curriculum, Legacy Academy Chapel Hill has access to a myriad of High Scope based tools and resources, such as Framework For Their Future®* designed by a team of child development and childcare experts and copyrighted for the exclusive use of Legacy Academy For Children®. This framework is grounded in current early childhood and recent brain development research.

 

*NOTE: Wherever Framework For Their Future® is referenced, it is included as a High Scope Learning Resource, in addition to the standard High Scope Curriculum which meets North Carolina 5 STAR licensing requirements, in particular for Legacy Academy Chapel Hill.

 

At Legacy Academy, our mission is to provide children with a cutting edge, enriched learning environment that encourages development. Educating and caring for children is our passion and privilege. We are honored to be trusted by thousands of parents to be such an important part of the lives of their families.

 

 

Call or email us today to schedule a tour or enroll your child – Contact Us

 

Legacy Academy offers exceptional care for preschool age children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.

Early Childcare Brain Power icon

 

Building Brain Power

Brain research tells us that all experiences impact the architecture of the brain. At birth the human brain is in an amazingly unfinished state. The hardware is present but the connections are yet to be made. The child’s experiences , when repeated are reinforced, resulting in brain connections. This becomes the neural circuitry that lays the foundation for lifelong learning.

 

Read more →

Preschool Quality Assurance Icon

 

Quality Assurance

Helping young children thrive requires an ongoing commitment to quality. Our goal is continuous quality improvement. We don’t rest on our considerable successes, we build on them each day.

 

Read more →

Preschool Environments icon

 

Our Environments

Visit our classrooms and you will see charts, posters, writing centers, child-created stories, and examples of the children’s own language displayed to support our goal of print-rich environments.

 

Read more →

 

Visit us on Facebook or twitter!
To learn more about the history at Legacy Academy , visit our web site at “the first Legacy”.

NEWS: RECENT UPDATES

Check out our Blog posts and Newsletters for parenting tips and updates.

Show All Posts

Introducing Señorita Williams

10/12/2017

Our mission is to encourage cross-cultural awareness through foreign language and live music curriculum. We teach Spanish through live music, movement, dance, puppetry, and fun games! We believe there is.. read more

Legacy Academy Open House Thursday, Sep 14 – Thursday, Nov 16

09/15/2017

Looking for Excellent Preschool Education? Your child is your legacy, as well as ours. Please join us and visit the warm and loving environment of Legacy Academy. Infants, toddlers and.. read more

Back to School/Meet the Teacher Nights

08/25/2017

Join us for Back to School/Meet the Teacher Nights the evenings of September 12 – September 14, 2017 from 6:30-7:00 pm. Click here to download the Back to School/Meet the.. read more