About - LeafSpring School

About LeafSpring School

At LeafSpring School, we grow leaders. Our early education childcare programs feature nursery, preschool, pre-K, Private Kindergarten, school-age recreation, summer camps, backup sick care, and leadership development and health and wellness initiatives.

Who We Are

Programs and Curriculum

Our teachers, staff, and administrators work every day to bring out the best in each child. Our nursery school, preschool, and private kindergarten programs feature our proprietary curriculum, PLAYWORKS®, and our leadership program, INSPIRED. Our before and after school program is called The Village. It is an interactive learning environment based on freedom and choice where children can receive tutoring, complete their homework and engage in active play before and after school hours. When school is out, our dynamic summer camp, Camp Blue Sky, makes sure each child has the best summer ever.


Focus on Health and Wellness

The Get Well Place

Setting us apart from our competition, every LeafSpring School has a Get Well Place. Staffed by nurses, the Get Well Place provides backup care for ill children with common childhood illnesses such as colds, flu, stomach bugs and more. Our nurses also provide care for children enrolled in LeafSpring School with chronic or unique needs, giving families peace of mind, knowing their child is receiving the loving, professional nursing care they need. Families from the community can also register and drop their child off when they need backup sick care.

In addition to caring for mildly ill children, our nurse also partners with teachers and staff to teach best practices for health and wellness throughout the school.


Quick Facts


LeafSpring School was founded in 1989 as “Rainbow Station” by Gail W. Johnson, a registered pediatric nurse who saw a shift occurring in society where women were joining the workforce and were left to find suitable care for their children.



LeafSpring School has 14 locations in Virginia, Indiana, North Carolina, and Texas. One school is company-owned and eleven are franchise-owned. We are constantly looking for interested franchisees and great markets to open the next LeafSpring.



For entrepreneurs with a passion for education, our franchise model will provide freedom and success through attractive returns, low risk, and industry-leading accreditation.

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