Turtle’s Nest Early Learning Center
is a safe and loving place to learn!

How to Enroll Your Child

Now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 School Year.

Welcome to

Turtle's Nest ELC

… a safe and loving place to learn

We discover, create, play and learn in a safe, beautiful space on the Somerset Academy Charter School Campus in North Jacksonville!

From two-year-olds through Pre-K four-year-olds, we offer an early education program that focuses on nurturing the individual child’s growth academically, socially, and emotionally to best prepare them for their Kindergarten experience.

For Kindergarten through 2nd graders, our Club Turtle before-and-aftercare program provides students with a fun, peaceful, safe, and active time


Kindergarten-readiness and honoring the individual student is at the core of our ELLM-based preschool curriculum.


Now enrolling two-year-olds – Pre-K in our preschool, and K-2 in our Club Turtle before-and-aftercare program.


Turtle’s Nest Early Learning Center Jacksonville shares a beautiful campus with Somerset Academy Eagle Campus.


Meet our team of experienced early learning leaders who guide our dedicated staff to educational excellence!

Preschool Programs

Our Programs

Our Early Learning Center accepts two-year-olds through Pre-K-age students.


Our “twos” journey into preschool with social and emotional development as a key to unlock the next step.


Our “threes” embrace the world of learning with enriching educational experiences to prepare them for the kindergarten-readiness curriculum.


Our “fours” explore ELLM curriculum in Pre-K time, and their days are filled with developing their love for learning.

How is

the school handling safety?

At turtle’s nest early learning center, a safe environment is the foundation for a loving one. We integrate the best in campus and facility practices and operational procedures to establish the importance of a healthy and secure environment.

Contact Us

Our Location

2100 Dunn Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32218

Phone & Fax

Phone: 904.802.7273




Monday – Friday
7:00am – 6:00pm