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La Petite Academy of Bloomington

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy located in Bloomington, IL! La Petite Academy offers excellent Infant Care and Private Preschool in the area. Our facility is NAEYC-accredited and holds a Gold Circle of Quality in Illinois' ExceleRate program.

All of our staff members are CPR/First Aid/AED trained and we have an AED located in our hallway in case of an emergency.

We’re committed to providing simple ways to keep you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. With live streaming video, you can view your child’s classroom from any device or computer. Plus, get real-time updates with our family communication app.

We closely follow recommendations from state and local authorities, to maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment.

Call us to schedule a tour today, we'd love to have you join the La Petite Family!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
I would like to commend the staff on being resilient. I have noticed many changes whether big or small but the center as a whole continues to work together and move forward to ensure the children and parents receive the best service. Thank you all :)
Very pleased with the school… Love the teachers.
My son has been attending LaPetite in Bloomington for a little over a year and I'm extremely satisfied with the care he's been receiving. His teachers are warm and personable. I can tell my son loves his teachers and enjoys his time with fellow students. Seeing him interact with the other students has been such a pleasure.
My child has attended La Petite Academy for over a year. I love the teachers interaction with my chikd and the entire staff. They let me leave her there at peace knowing she will be cared for in a nurturing and special way. I want my child to contniue here as long as possible she is learning and thriving everyday through the easy and difficult stages at her age. Thank you all for what you do.

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:

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

Proud to be Accredited!

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

Discover Our Montessori Classroom

In this classroom, your child will make discoveries and think independently, as we prepare them for the future. The authentic Montessori curriculum enables children to learn in their own way, at their own pace, through the practical application of sensory-based and self-directed activities. Our certified Montessori teacher spends significant time with each child, helping them discover unique talents and interests. Plus, a full complement of Montessori equipment offers tangible, hands-on learning opportunities to develop children’s skills and senses.

This mixed-aged classroom (for 3- to 6-year-olds) also helps children to develop social skills and challenges them to learn to work together—while being mindful of the best interests of others.

Ask your school director for additional details.

We welcome Illinois Child Care Assistance Program families.

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Open a window to your child's day.

Free live streaming video to your computer or mobile device.

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Meet Our Staff

Louise Pihlman, Director

Education: A.A. (General Studies); Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: CPR, First Aid and AED Certified, ECE Credential, Infant/Toddler Credential and Food Manager Certification

I'm the director here at the La Petite in Bloomington! I have been here since 2014. I've always had a passion for working with children. During my time at La Petite, I have worked with all age groups, from Infants to School-Age. I love working closely with the children and families to create a meaningful early learning experience! My child is also enrolled here and loves to learn and grow with her teachers!

Meet Our Staff

Sadie Wilkerson, Assistant Director

Education: Bachelors of Science in Childhood Development

Certifications: CPR, First Aid and AED Certified and Food Handler's Certification

I am the team lead at La Petite in Bloomington! I have been working at this wonderful facility since October of 2021. I worked in daycare with ages six months to sixth grade for three years, and then taught Pre-K for three years after that. No matter the age, helping the children feel loved, welcomed, and safe when they come to school is my biggest goal!

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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: 309.662.2237309.662.2237 License #: 173724-08