Growing Tree Academy Preschool and Childcare Center ("GTA") is an exceptional early childhood education program that combines learning with play for children ages infant to first grade. We are located in Vista, California and have served families from Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Oceanside and Bonsall. Our school is located on an idyllic two-acre campus.

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Growing Tree Academy - child day care center in Vista CA

Our mission is to make a difference in the lives of children by providing high quality programs focused on enrichment and education. Our Vista school is located on an idyllic two-acre campus.


Growing Tree Academy Preschool and Childcare Center’s programs are planned around the young child’s developmental abilities. Chronological age is used as a guide for placement when other assessment data is not available; however, chronological age is only one of the many factors we consider...

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Philopsophy & Goals

The philosophy of Growing Tree Academy and Childcare Center is to provide a developmentally appropriate program for young children that fosters the whole child, respects each child as an individual and stimulates a child’s natural interest in, and enjoyment of, learning.

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Health & Safety

Our guidelines are designed to protect both well and ill children and center employees. The policies reflect the regulations of the State of California Licensing Division, state and local health department, and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and the Professional Association...

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