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Since 1968, the Learning Academy at First United Methodist Church Garland has been one of the area's finest enrichment programs for children.

We love your children and want to nurture both body and soul while they are entrusted to our care.

2016-17 School Year

Ages / Schedule

Classes available for children six weeks to five years of age. Kindergarten Bridge class for older four- and younger five-year-olds also available.

Open weekdays 6:30am – 6:00pm, allowing families to bring children when they need to in the morning and pick them up in the afternoon when they can.

All classes Monday thru Friday. Academic hours 8:30am - 3:00pm. Extended day hours 6:30am - 6:00pm.

The Learning Academy follows Garland Independent School District (GISD) Emergency Closing Procedures and is open on GISD staff development days.

First day of school August 15, 2016. Last day June 5, 2017.


Payable monthly from August (prorated) to May.

Due first school day each month.

Non-refundable curriculum fee of $125 due with enrollment.

Families responsible for payment of all tuition until school has been notified in writing that a child is being withdrawn.

Infants (six weeks to 23 months)

6:30am - 6:00pm $720

Preschool (two- to four-years old)

8:30am - 3:00pm $550

6:30am - 6:00pm $675

Kindergarten Bridge

8:30am - 3:00pm $600

6:30am - 6:00pm $725


2016-17 school year enrollment forms available from Learning Academy office or downloadable online.

Completed enrollment forms and fees must be submitted to the Learning Academy or the church office.


We would love to have you visit! Please call (972) 494-3096 to schedule an appointment.

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