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La Petite Academy of Belleville

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 6 Years
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Now Enrolling for Preschool and Pre-K

The path to kindergarten, and future success, goes through Preschool and Pre-K. The sooner your child starts their journey, the better. Let us ensure their school readiness. 

Welcome to Our School

Thank you for visiting La Petite Academy in Belleville, IL! (Shiloh location)

We are proud to offer safe, secure and healthy individualized care and education in our Infant, Toddler, Two's, Preschool, and Pre-Kindergarten programs! We offer an outstanding STEM based curriculum in every classroom to help prepare our students for success in Kindergarten and beyond! Our focus on creating a clean and healthy environment is of upmost importance.

Our school is accredited by NAEYC, as well as a Gold Circle of Quality through ExceleRate Illinois. These wonderful accomplishments truly set us apart! Our educational offerings and highly qualified staff create an amazing school environment.

We love hearing children speak about their day and what they have learned through our amazing curriculum. Our tremendous staff is dedicated to our children and families creating bonds of a lifetime. We value positive relationships with our families and work hard to create a true family environment in our school.

We’re committed to keeping you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. Live streaming video of your child’s classroom, as well as other real-time updates, with our exclusive mobile app for families, SproutAbout!

Schedule a tour with us today, we can't wait to have you join our La Petite Family!

Here's what people have to say

4.8 out of 5 stars
This school has been amazing. I never had a child attend a daycare. They make me feel so comfortable and I love how the teachers make my daughter feel like she is at home away from home.
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My child’s caretakers have all been great! I really appreciate the communication any time I have a concern.
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The staff is wonderful. Rachael, Rebecca, Shirley, and the other staff are friendly and helpful. I couldn't see my daughter attending any other daycare!
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An amazing experience and love the staff
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I love the school. I would say that I am highly impressed with the way the school has handled the Covid concerns.
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Third child with daycare. Staff is nice & friendly. Child(ren) love daycare. Clean safe environment. Child shows off learning skills at home.
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I love the school. Teachers are amazing , and the director and assistant director go out of their way to help you when you need! Thank you rachel and rebecca for all you do to keep la petite amazing.
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Very friendly and loving staff
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Great!! The teachers in baby room are awesome!!!
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Great school. Caring, positive teachers. They really care.
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Our Programs


It’s the ultimate summer experience! It will be a wonderful season, filled with friendship, playtime, discovery, field trips, delicious food, and more. Experience the wonder of summer.

Explore Our Summer Camp

Learn About Electives

For an additional fee, go beyond regular classroom learning experiences with our enhanced series of fun, interactive enrichment programs exploring a variety of activities. We offer:

Fitness, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math

Open a window to your child's day.

SproutAbout®, our exclusive family app, provides free live streaming video of your child’s classroom to your mobile device.

Learn More

Proud to be Accredited!

We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.

Meet Our Staff

Darlene Ham, Director

Education: Associates Degree in Applied Science

Certifications: CPR, First Aide, AED, Nursing Assistant

My name is Darlene Ham, I have been with La Petite Academy since 2014. I started out as an assistant teacher in the toddler room then moved to team lead, assistant director, and am now the director at the Belleville/Shiloh location. This company has helped me grow into who I am today, and who I will become. I am forever grateful to be here!

Meet Our Staff

Courtney Wombacher, Team Lead

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Educational Studies

Certifications: CPR and First Aid

Teaching and making a difference in the lives of young ones has been my dream since second grade and I am ready to pursue my dream with your little one! I believe that communication is key for students’ success, so please talk with me and I look forward to working with you and your child!

Meet Our Staff

Kyra Morgan, Assistant Director

Education: Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: CPR, First Aid

I've always believed it was my calling to be a educator for young children and I'm blessed to be in a position where I can fulfill that calling. I've been working as a early childhood educator for eight years and am grateful to expand my experience in a management position. My goal is to support the students and staff to create a loving and welcoming educational environment.

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Find your neighborhood school and schedule a tour today. We can't wait to show you all the wonderful things happening at La Petite Academy.


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Local School Phone Number: 618.233.2526618.233.2526 License #: 137362-09