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La Petite Academy of Chesterton

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Open: M-F, 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 5 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 Chesterton, IN where we strive to create a safe, nurturing, and supportive environment where children can grow, learn, and play.

We understand how important early childhood development is and the impact it has on future educational success. This is why La Petite offers developmentally appropriate curriculum designed specifically for each stage of early childhood.

All of our teachers receive extensive new employee orientation training along with monthly training to keep up to date on best practices in early childhood education. Our lead teachers are required to hold degrees in early childhood education, elementary education, or child development.

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.

To help serve the hard-working families in our community, La Petite in Chesterton is open from 6 AM to 6 PM, year-round (only closing on major holidays). You will find that we are centrally located with easy access to the Toll Road and I-94 for city commuters.

We gladly accept CCDF vouchers and On My Way Pre-K program. Call to schedule your tour today!

Here's what people have to say

4.8 out of 5 stars
I felt welcome from the start. There is great communication with the staff and they do take your concerns seriously. We love LaPetite!!
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My kids love their Teachers and all of the Staff. We are welcomed by name and the kids receive many hugs daily. All of the Teachers have committed to my kids development. All of the Staff treat us like Family.
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My daughter loves it and all the teachers are welcoming
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We have been very happy with the teachers at this school. They are always greeting my children by name when we arrive. The teachers know all the kids names even if they are not in their classroom. And the things my daughter is bringing home surprise me on a weekly basis - she is learning so much!
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The infant room teachers are wonderful !!!!
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We are overall very happy here. Our child does well and we love that we can see her on the cameras. My favorite part of her days is honestly seeing her sit at the table and be patient with all her friends at snack and meal times. She already says more words than when we started and we have only been in school 2 months.
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We love it. We switched to La Petite from a different daycare and the difference was day and night. My daughter has strong relationships with the children in her classroom and she has strong relationships with her teachers. She has also grown and learned a lot during her time there.
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La petite staff and their teachers are beyond sweet hearts. Each morning were agreed with a warm hello and a great big smile. If my little is being shy during the morning drop off,one of his teachers instantly makeing him giggle. Also, I like the healthy variety meals that are prepared daily. Furthermore my son has learned so much adding and subtracting and so much more.
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Great. Staff seems nice and caring. They appear to genuinely care for the children.
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We have three children at La Petite, and the staff have become more like family. And that is extremely comforting as our little ones spend so much of their days there. It was the most difficult choice putting them into daycare, but La Petite has made it that much easier!

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

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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: 219.983.1757219.983.1757 License #: 126128

*In schools eligible for the tuition offer, savings will equal a tuition credit which will be applied after five weeks of enrollment. Available only to those accounts paid by check or ACH in advance. Child must remain enrolled for a minimum of 2 full days per week for 5 consecutive weeks to receive full credit. Offer limited to one time use, per child. Offer expires May 3, 2024.

Free registration offer provides a waiver for the enrollment registration fee, valued at approximately $150 depending on facility. Offer limited to one time use, per family. Registration fee credit is applied upon enrollment. Offer expires May 3, 2024. Offers valid at participating locations only and subject to availability and space. No cash value. Certain restrictions may apply to subsidy families. See school for details.

Offers not valid for Learning Care Group associates or their immediate families. Does not apply to existing enrolled children. Programs and hours of operation may vary by school. Offers do not guarantee enrollment. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. ©2024 Learning Care Group (US) No. 2 Inc.