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Your School: La Petite Academy of Glen Carbon, IL

La Petite Academy of Glen Carbon

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618.288.3486618.288.3486
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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years

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Coronavirus Update

We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Please read this important update about our rigorous health and safety protocols to keep your children safe and healthy.

Also, check out our list of activities to keep the learning going while your kids are home.

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Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy in Glen Carbon, IL where we provide education-based care with extended hours for the working family! My name is Carrie and I am the academy director. I have been working in early childhood education as a teacher and manager for over three years. I have my master's degree in social work from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a focus on child and family practice.

Our school offers infant and toddler care, private preschool and pre-kindergarten. We are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and have also been awarded a Gold Circle of Quality from ExceleRate Illinois.

We have an outstanding and diverse faculty here in Glen Carbon. Our lead teachers have education-related degrees and our assistant teachers are pursuing education degrees or have multiple years of early childhood experience. Ongoing annual training is provided for all team members and our entire staff has pediatric, child and adult CPR/First Aid certifications.

We recently went through an exciting renovation and now offer the latest in technology; including our camera system and the brightwheel mobile app. Communication is important at our school and we love promoting our open-door policy where parents and families are welcome anytime.

I am proud to say that my teaching team is one of the best in our area! Schedule a tour at La Petite Academy in Glen Carbon, IL today. We can't wait to meet you!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
We love our school. The entire staff is friendly and takes the time to get to know the kids and parents. My daughter learns something new every day and is excited to go to school.
Anonymous
We absolutely love this place! I listen to my daughter doing her pretend phone calls to her teacher on the weekends, telling her to be safe. It means so much knowing that these people genuinely care about my babies and that they are building relationships while there.
Anonymous
An amazing school. Teachers are friendly and invested in every child. It definitely shows through my child's learning and attitude.
Anonymous
We love Ms. Raquel. She’s so wonderful with our son. He has grown academically and socially in this past year. We couldn’t be happier.
Anonymous
It's very evident that the teachers and staff enjoy what they do and I feel like I'm leaving my baby in a safe, nurturing environment. I don't have to worry about her because I know that they are certified and up to date on AAP guidelines. They are able to support her developmental needs. The communication is clear and being able to follow the day through the Brightwheel app with pictures helps me
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to feel involved while I'm away.
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Anonymous
We have nothing but praise for La Petite Glen Carbon. The staff is warm, thoughtful and educated! They get to know every child and became an extended member of our family. Most importantly, they provided a daycare solution for us in a time of need. We are forever grateful for the care and attention he's received at this school. I recommend La Petite Glen Carbon to anyone.
Anonymous
The staff and teachers at this school are exemplary. I could not be happier. I have rarely seen a group of children that are ALL such good friends, and I credit the teachers and school environment for this.
Anonymous
Everything about our experience at La Petite has been positive. The relationships with the directors and teachers has been great and it's a very welcoming environment. We had La Petite recommended to us by a friend/neighbor and have recommended it to others as well. It's a great place for us to be comfortable with the daycare of our child.
Anonymous
This school is so beautiful! The teachers and assistants are so kind. While my son loves ALL of the staff at this school, he always comes home and talks about how much he loves Ms. Kennedi. He is so happy here and I’m glad that we chose this school!
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We love LPA! The teachers are friendly,knowledgeable, and really care about the kids. My child is learning every day, and she's developing great social skills.
Anonymous

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:

Fitness, 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

Carrie Howard, Director

Education: Master's Degree in Social Work

Certifications: CPR/First Aid, Food Service & Sanitation

I always knew that I wanted to work with children. While receiving my education, I found that my passion was in providing education to all children as early as possible. I love meeting and talking with all of my families and strive to create a community among the staff and family within our school.

Meet Our Staff

Samantha Floarke, Assistant Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: First Aid/CPR

I found my passion for working with children at a young age. Every day I am eager to come to work and help make a difference in you and your child's life. I love to hear their voices, see them smile, and watch them interact in the classroom.

License #: 154490-08

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