The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Merry Go Around (MGA) is a diverse program dedicated to nurturing the “whole child” in all areas of development (social, physical, emotional, cognitive and language) through collaboration with families, a professional staff, classmates, and the community. We are a NAEYC accredited center, which means MGA has met NAEYC’s 10 standards for high-quality Early Childhood Education. We have smaller class sizes and our well-trained teachers provide a customized, creative curriculum to meet each child’s needs, making the learning experience more effective and meaningful. For more information about NAEYC please visit

The FAA has established on-site child care programs to provide an essential component of a quality work environment. These child care centers are dedicated to ensuring that FAA, Federal and Community families are receiving outstanding care.

Since it is a Federal facility, FAA and Federal employees receive;

Priority placement & Discount tuition

As an FAA or Federal Employee you will receive priority placement in all classrooms when enrolling at The Merry Go Around.

Infant care  – 6 weeks to 12 months

Toddler care – 12 months to 24 months

Early Preschool – 2 to 3 years old

(Depending on Potty Training)


Preschool – 3 to 4 years old

(Must be fully Potty Trained)


Pre-Kindergarten – 4 to 5 years old

School-Age – 6 to 10 years old

The Merry Go Around Child Development Center