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About Us

Your Child Is in Gr8 Hands

There’s a reason why A Gr8 Beginning Academy was named “Best In Carson for Preschool” 3 years in a row. From the start, A Gr8 Beginning Academy was founded by believing early childhood education shapes and molds today’s youth. That way, they would be set on the path towards continued learning for tomorrow. We help children achieve their highest potential to grow into well-rounded individuals who are driven, compassionate, and confident in all aspects of their lives.

A Gr8 Beginning Academy is a private preschool and daycare center for children ages two to six years old, located in Carson, California.


Our philosophy at A Gr8 Beginning Academy is based on the belief that children learn, grow, and develop in various ways and at different levels. Our goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, and inspiring environment to promote each child’s mental, physical, social, and intellectual growth and development.

We believe that parents play a vital role in the growth and development of their children, both at home and at school. We seek to develop positive relationships between teachers and parents, thus encouraging mutual respect and trust throughout the child’s development. Through education, support, and communication, we hope to assist parents in guiding their children to become knowledgeable, confident, and well-versed individuals throughout their lives.

Health & Safety

Our staff has helped to create a safer environment for our children and their families. If we all do our part, we will make this world a safer place to live. You and your child's health have always been our top priority.

For the health and safety of our children and staff, we follow all CDC guidelines. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, we take the following safety measures:

*Check the temperature of children and staff upon arrival.

(Individuals with a reading of 100.4 F or higher will be excluded from the facility.)

*Conduct visual wellness checks of all children upon arrival and ask health questions when concerned.

*Practice social distancing.

*Social distancing markers are placed throughout the facility to encourage social distancing.

*Masks will be required for all children and staff when inside classrooms.

*Encourage parents to monitor their child for fever, cough, shortness of breath, and gastrointestinal symptoms.

*Encourage staff and children to stay home if sick.

*Immediately notify parents if a child becomes ill.

*Emergency information for a child is current.

*Children and parents are greeted at the front entrance.

*Hellos and Goodbyes take place outside.

*Visitors are not allowed inside the facility.

*Parents are given an individual sign-in sheet and pen, which they keep in their possession.

*Hand sanitizing station is available at the front entrance and throughout the facility.

*Children and staff wash their hands frequently to prevent the spread of germs.

*Commonly touched surfaces (inside and outside) are cleaned and disinfected daily.

*Follow EPA guidelines for increased cleaning of the facility.

*Regularly disinfect toys and napping equipment.

*Ventilation throughout the classrooms.

*Reduced classroom sizes.

*All group-based activities have been eliminated to foster social distancing guidelines.

*Children bring lunch from home, packaged in a paper or disposable plastic bag.

*Napping equipment is placed 6 feet apart, with head-to-toe orientation.

Together, we will get through this.




Thank you for your support and cooperation.

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