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La Petite Academy of Bernalillo

505.867.6672505.867.6672 or Request a Call
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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Supporting Our Community

As always, we’re proud to support our community. It starts with a healthy, safe environment when your child is away from home. Learn how we prioritize the well-being of your children and our staff.

Plus, read how we keep learning on track for elementary school students with The Prep Lab, offering distance learning support and extra math and literacy experiences in summer camp.

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy in Bernalillo, NM, serving families in Bernalillo, Placitas, Rio Rancho and Algadones. My name is Esther and I am the academy director. I have my Child Development Associate credential and my National Administrative credential. I also have 34 years of experience as a teacher and manager.

We offer Infant Care- including premium diapers and wipes. Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs, as well as Before- and After-school care for school-age children. We service the following schools--Carroll & Bernalillo, Placitas and Vista Grande Elementary Schools. We have a mobile app. Bright Wheel which offers daily updates of your child including photos and videos. We are nationally accredited by the National Early Childhood Programs Accreditation and have been awarded a Star V level rating with New Mexico State Licensing for Daycare Standards.

Our staff is dedicated to our children and families - together they have 42 years of experience. Our learning center creates a family-oriented environment by hosting family events and maintaining an open-door policy.

Our school is also equipped with a secured entry system to protect the children in our care. We are able to maintain safety while still allowing parents and guardians open access to the school during business hours.

Please call our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Bernalillo, NM to schedule a tour today. We look forward to meeting your family!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
The director and my sons teacher are amazing. I don't worry about him when he is at school.

Our Programs

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:

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

Proud to be Accredited!

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

Learning At Home

Aware, Care, & Share™

Wondering how you can keep your child’s learning going strong at home? Now you can adapt our personalized curriculum approach to fun activities you can do together.

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Meet Our Staff

Esther Romero, Director

Certifications: NAC, CDA, and CPR/First-Aid Certified

My passion for children began in high school when I participated in a student program where we cared for children with a local church group. I have 34 years of experience in the early childhood field and I am currently pursuing a degree in early childhood multicultural education.

Meet Our Staff

Dathan Ball, Assistant Director

Certifications: Child Development Associate and CPR/First-Aid

I have 20 years of experience working with children. I strive to provide safe, quality care for children. I enjoy watching children grow and utilize their skills taught through our programs. I have worked for three different La Petite's during my time with Learning Care Group

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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: 505.867.6672505.867.6672 License #: 81441