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La Petite Academy of West Ashley

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 7 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

Welcome to La Petite Academy in Charleston, SC! This location is near the historical downtown Charleston area. My name is Jessica and I am the director. I have been with the La Petite family for over seven years and have over 20 years of childcare experience. Our center offers Infant Care, Preschool and PreK programs.

We run this school like everyone involved is an extension of our own families. We plan events and work hard to ensure that families meet each other and develop strong relationships!

We follow a state-approved curriculum that it is successfully implemented every day by our incredible teachers. Collectively, our staff has 150 years of experience at La Petite.

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

Please call or visit today for a tour of our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Charleston, SC! We look forward to meeting you!

Here's what people have to say

4.8 out of 5 stars
I love the school, staff and teachers.
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Everyone is super friendly and responsive. My toddler loves going to see his friends and his teacher.
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All teachers are very friendly. Always happy to see our baby. She talks about her teachers, friends and school at home. She is happy there. Good updates daily on app.
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I recommend this school! Great people.
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We are very happy with this daycare. Great teachers, low turnover and affordable.
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We LOVE the teachers at West Ashley La Petite. Madalyn has learned so much and has a very positive feeling toward “school.”
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I was hesitant as a new mother to leave my child at a daycare, but the staff really helped to ease my fears. I love the updates on Brightwheel, and the daily interaction I have with the staff has been very positive.
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We love La Petite! Our son has moved up in classrooms as he has grown, and every teacher has sincerely done a wonderful job. Not only do they communicate with us on a daily basis, they take wonderful care of our son all while meeting his educational and developmental needs.
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I think overall the staff is great and really cares about the children that attend!
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I would recommend our school to EVERYONE!! Anyone looking for a loving/nurturing environment that has an amazing education curriculum, look no further!
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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:

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

Meet Our Staff

Jessica Ambush, Director

Education: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: First Aid/CPR, Medication Administration, Health and Safety Training

I started my Early Childhood education as an Assistant teacher 21 years ago in Frederick, MD. I honestly want to make a difference in the Early Childhood Education field. I love watching a child's eyes light up when they learn something new! I take pride in my role and leading a wonderful team!

Meet Our Staff

Donna Singleton, Assistant Director

Education: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: First Aid/CPR, ECD101

I have 31 years experience in Early childhood education. I owned my own daycare for 15 years. I am married with four children and seven grandchildren! My mother was a teacher and it inspired me to get into the Early Childhood Education. I love working with children and hope to make a difference with each child I interact with each day.

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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: 843.556.5873843.556.5873 License #: 13948