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Burnsville, MN (Transit Station)

Your Child's Best Start: Daycare and Preschool in Burnsville

Conveniently located near the Burnsville Transit Station, the Burnsville, MN New Horizon Academy has been serving local families since 2000. We offer childcare and education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, pre-kindergarten and school-age children, as well as summer camp. Our daycare curriculum focus on all aspects of early childhood education, from reading and STEAM, to social-emotional learning, to physical development, and more! At New Horizon Academy Burnsville, we help young children become confident learners who are prepared for kindergarten and beyond. Our highly trained daycare teachers and research-based approach to childcare means that your child will receive the best possible daycare and education during their important early years. Schedule a tour today to learn more about our Burnsville daycare center. We can’t wait to meet your family!

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Where to Start

We understand that choosing an early education and child care program for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. That is why we have created a step-by-step guide to help you make an informed decision about the early care and education program you choose for your child.

Step 1: Schedule a tour.

Step 2: Use our Quality Child Care Checklist to help you make an informed decision about the early care and education you choose for your child.

Step 3: Complete the Enrollment Agreement and other required forms to enroll your child at New Horizon Academy. Contact your School Director for more information regarding the electronic forms.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or if you want to plan your visit to one of our schools. Thank you for considering New Horizon Academy. We are eager to partner with you during this incredible time in your child’s growth and development.

Our Loving and Caring Teachers

Our childcare teachers are eager to meet you and your child, and look forward to playing an important role in your child’s early education.

  • Our teachers are are dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, and educational environment for your child.
  • Our knowledgeable, professionally trained teachers provide learning experiences and support to cultivate lifelong learning, assisting your child in growing to their fullest potential.
  • All New Horizon Academy Burnsville teachers must pass a background check, attend ongoing professional training, and be certified in both CPR and first aid.

Our Number One Priority

At New Horizon Academy Burnsville, providing a safe and healthy environment for the children entrusted into our care is our number one priority. We take many precautions to ensure that this commitment is fulfilled at our Burnsville daycare every day.

Stay Connected

Our childcare teachers will keep you up-to-date on your child’s day and help you stay connected and informed. Via our mobile app, you will receive information about:

  • Special moments
  • Fun learning activities
  • Daily routines
  • And much more!

So while you are apart, you’ll have peace of mind that your child is healthy, safe, learning, and having fun at New Horizon Academy Burnsville!

Before and After School Transportation

For your convenience, we offer transportation to local Burnsville elementary schools for children enrolled in our before and after school program. We partner with a variety of schools in our community, including:

  • William Byrne Elementary
  • Sky Oaks Elementary
  • Vista View Elementary

School-age children on New Horizon Academy school bus


Burnsville's Unique School Features

Discover what makes New Horizon Academy Burnsville - Transit Station a top pick for parents!

Ever since my child started at the Burnsville – Transit Station location, she has been thriving! The school director, assistant director, and teachers are all so welcoming and supportive. The care my child receives everyday is amazing and receiving updates throughout the day via the mobile app really helps put our family at ease. It is so fun to see what the kids are doing! We are so thankful for New Horizon Academy!

— Olivia, New Horizon Academy Burnsville parent
Frequently Asked Questions

Our Burnsville daycare center is open Monday-Friday every day with the exception of nine holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents’ Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day


*On Christmas Eve, New Horizon Academy closes at 3:00 p.m.


*If one of these holidays falls on a weekend, it will be observed on either Friday or Monday.


*Our school will remain open during inclement weather to ensure children still have access to quality childcare.

Yes! At New Horizon Academy Burnsville (Transit Station), we have an on-site cook trained in nutrition, USDA guidelines, and proper portions for young children. Our school provides nutritious and nourishing meals every day including breakfast, lunch, and snack. All meals are included in the cost of tuition.


If your child has a special nutritional need, a food allergy, or requires adaptation to our menu, please alert our school director, and we will partner with your family to create a suitable meal plan.


View a Sample Meal Plan

Our Burnsville school offers both full-time and part-time schedules to accommodate the different needs of our families.


Please contact our school director for current childcare openings and availability.


Contact Us

At New Horizon Academy Burnsville (Transit Station), we follow Minnesota state guidelines for licensed daycare staff-to-child ratios:

  • Infant classroom – 1:4
  • Toddler classroom – 1:7
  • Preschool classroom – 1:10
  • Pre-k classroom – 1:10
  • School-age classroom – 1:15

At New Horizon Academy Burnsville (Transit Station), daycare tuition rates vary by:

  • Number of children you’re enrolling
  • Age of children
  • Number of days per week daycare is needed


Please fill out our contact form or schedule a tour, and our school director will provide your family with personalized tuition rates.


Request Burnsville Tuition Rates

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