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La Petite Academy of Columbia

877.861.5078877.861.5078 or Request a Call
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Open: M-F, 7:00 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. Learn more about our health and safety practices, including mask and staff vaccination policies. 

Welcome to Our School

Thank you for visiting La Petite Academy educational daycare in Columbia, MD! My name is LaKeishia Stewart and I am the director of this amazing school. I have a bachelor's degree in mass communications and over 10 years of experience in the field.

Whether it's providing loving care for Infants or participating in activities in our Preschool programs, I love to see the children's sense of accomplishment as they grow and mature into lifelong learners. Our school is both safe and fun thanks in large part to our qualified teachers here. The capable staff here at La Petite have taken classes in First Aid and child development. We are proud to say we are a NECPA Accredited School!

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.

Schedule a tour of our fantastic La Petite Academy in Columbia, MD today! We look forward to meeting your family!

Here's what people have to say

4.8 out of 5 stars
We love La Petite. The teachers and directors have been amazing. Our oldest just started kindergarten, and she is thriving due to the education and guidance she got while at La Petite.
We love everything about La Petite. The teachers and staff are amazing. We know our child is sincerely and well cared for. The curriculum is amazing-we see the development each day. The added benefits of food being provided, provides an easy for us & we know it meets out nutrition standards. It is wonderful & comforting as a parent knowing our child is receiving such great care.
Great experience. I have had zero complaints since my children started at this school.
It's been great. The teachers seem to genuinely enjoy the work, and engage fully in each child, and the children seem to form meaningful relationships with each other!
The staff always give a warm welcome to me and our child upon entering the school. We also love the daily photos and videos of our child learning and socializing. Most importantly, we are grateful that we can send our child to a safe and fun environment.
Great and enthusiastic teachers under a really wonderful lead of Martina/Director.
We love the staff and the physical space.
Very impressed with the direct care staff that interact with my child. Ms. Marlaney in particular has been phenomenal! We are happy with the way our child is treated at La Petite!
Overall we have been very happy with LaPetite. The staff working with our child are outstanding. They communicate with us and most importantly they seem to genuinely care about our child.
The school has very friendly teachers who care about the children! When we walk in we get so many hellos and people ask how we are. We feel our daughter is in a very safe and nurturing environment.

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.

Tech + Tinker™

21st Century Learning Experiences

In our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms your child will discover opportunities to be creative, engage their mind and body, collaborate with friends, and learn new things. Some enhancements in the classrooms include iPads with educational apps; flexible seating options so children can move as they learn; hands-on STEM activities with robots for early coding.

In our School-Age classroom, your child will find an immersive educational environment that is the perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, as we help them to be thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:

  • iPads with keyboards and educational apps
  • Robots for coding challenges
  • Grow Fit-friendly video games that encourage collaboration and movement

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

Lakeishia Stewart, Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications

Certifications: MSDE Certifications

I have been with the company for three years working in all classrooms from infant and toddler to the school-age program. I started out as a lead infant toddler teacher and then became team lead, assistant director and now, director.

Meet Our Staff

Camille Johnson, Assistant Director

Education: Some College

Ms. Camille has been with children for over three years and has worked with three's all the way through school-age.

Meet Our Staff

DeNeisha Powell, Team Lead

Certifications: MSDE Certifications

I have been with La Petite Academy for 7 years! I have worked as a Pre-K teacher and I love and cherish every moment. I've also handled management duties such as training new teachers, safety captain, and many more!

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Local School Phone Number: 410.381.4576410.381.4576 License #: 33692