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About Us

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Wellspring Academy provides a safe and stimulating Christian learning environment that tailors to each child's needs and interests. We prioritize social-emotional development and promote inclusivity while partnering with families and communities to achieve educational milestones. Our compassionate care and personalized approach nurture each child's growth and development to foster a lifelong love of learning. As a staple in the Denton community since 1962, Wellspring Academy has been dedicated to providing quality education, and we strive to continue this tradition of excellence.


Fractal Education Group is dedicated to providing early education that embodies our core values of promoting social-emotional development, inclusivity, and personalized learning. We believe in creating a safe, nurturing, and stimulating learning environment for every child, fostering growth and development. Our commitment is to tailor our educational approach to each child's unique needs and interests, emphasizing creativity, critical thinking, and a lifelong love of learning.

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Wellspring Academy provides a nurturing learning environment that fosters children's unique potential and promotes social and emotional development. Our program prepares students for academic success and empowers them to become confident, engaged individuals who positively contribute to society. We are committed to shaping the future leaders of tomorrow.



Wellspring Academy prioritizes leadership and a positive learning environment to give children a strong foundation for success through early education, which leads to greater academic performance, social skills, and future learning.

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Amy Lawson

Amy Lawson

Executive Director

Amy's Bio is coming soon!



Education Director

Marissa Marinan, our Education Director, brings a wealth of experience to Wellspring Academy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Reading and Education and her Master's in English with an emphasis in Education. Marissa has 12 years of teaching under her belt, including roles as a site-level and education director. Notably, she's been a lead director at Sylvan Learning Center, showcasing her leadership prowess. Marissa's advocacy for inclusive education is remarkable, driving teacher training and classroom development to meet the highest standards. Outside of work, she enjoys family time, video games, and tending to her small farm, embodying a balanced approach to life and learning.

Lizzie Thompson

Lizzie Thompson

Program Coordinator

Lizzie's Bio is coming soon!

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Join our team of educators at Wellspring Academy and empower students to thrive. Our supportive, dynamic environment nurtures growth and cultivates success. Embrace creativity and innovation within our collaborative and inclusive culture as we shape the future of our community together. Explore a variety of career opportunities within our vibrant and supportive environment.


At Wellspring Academy, diversity, inclusion, and innovation are not just values – they're integral to our mission of making a positive impact on children's lives. Submit your information today and become part of our team.


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