Mary Bethune Academy

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Mary York / Karen Fitzgerald, Directors
Main Address:
2249 Halifax Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24501

What We Do

Mary Bethune Academy is the oldest childcare center in the City of Lynchburg, opening its doors in 1936 to serve children ages 6-weeks to five years of age. We are a proud United Way partner agency, focusing on kindergarten readiness for every child, whether that be three months away or three years. A dedicated staff of trained Lead & Assistant Teachers, some of whom have been employed at Bethune for over 25 years, work diligently to provide a safe and nurturing childcare experience for all who walk through our doors.

Interesting Info

Mary Bethune Academy has been serving families in the greater Lynchburg region for over 86 years!
MBA has the honor of serving multiple generations of our local families - it is not uncommon for a child to be enrolled at MBA because their parents were!
We recently launched a capital campaign to completely renovate and revitalize our playgrounds. We appreciate everyone's support of this exciting initiative!

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