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La Petite Academy of Houston

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Open: M-F, 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Supporting Our Community

As always, we’re proud to support our community. It starts with a healthy, safe environment when your child is away from home. Learn how we prioritize the well-being of your children and our staff.

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy at Briar Forest! My name is Denisha and I am the academy director. I have a passion for early learners and a love for early education. I have over 10 years of experience in education, working in various roles as a volunteer, mentor, educator and within leadership.

Although this current climate of uncertainty poses challenges and stress for parents and students alike, our school remians committed to supporting our families and our coummunity in every way possible. We have restructured our programs and procedures to provide an environment that is dedicated to the safety and health of our families and staff members and flexible in order to accomodate working parents and the new school norm of distanced and virtual learning, all while continuing to provide the exceptional learning opportunities La Petite Academy is known for.

We follow the guidance of national and local health officials, while also implementing enhanced health and safety procedures to include: protective face masks worn by all staff members, health and wellness checks both prior to drop-off and throughout the day, as well as limited access to classrooms and throughout the building. Parents can stay connected throughout the day through WatchMe Grow, a live video stream, and BrightWheel, a communication app that displays the intricate details of each child's day.

As we work to maintain a sense of normalcy for our students and families during these unprecedented times, we are truly thankful for our fantastic teachers and staff members who are genuinely passionate about early learners and early education. We each take pride in our academy and can't wait to show off what we have to offer! We encourage you to schedule a tour today and look forward to meeting you and making you part of the La Petite family at Briar Forest.

Stay safe and stay healthy! See you soon!

Here's what people have to say

4.86 out of 5 stars
Overall, we love our school. Any concerns we raise are immediately addressed and we felt heard and respected. The staff all appear to genuinely love our children and they keep them safe and cared for.
So consistent with being warm, caring, efficient in the mornings at drop off and at the end of the day at pick up. Really a wonderful nurturing environment for my grand child . I am forever grateful every day not to have to worry at ALL about him :) I would highly recommend La Petite to any Mom , Dad, or Grand Parent for quality care!
We’re very pleased with the feeling at the school with the new director. We get more photos from the class to see what our child is doing during the day to learn and grow. The teachers are very loving and our son feels very comfortable there.
My daughter has been here for five years. She loves “going to school” and playing with her friends. The teachers have been great the whole time.
Love the school. Our oldest just moved on to Jr. High. He'd been at La Petite since he was an infant. Our youngest just entered 3rd grade. She also has attended La Petite since she was an infant. The care and capability of the staff and director kept us from ever considering moving.
We absolutely love our daughter's teachers! Leaving my daughter to return to work was probably the hardest thing I've ever done, but the genuine affection & care they show my daughter assuages my fears & worries. The service they provide is truly priceless.
Staff is very friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is full of great energy. I love the the playground, it's really well maintained

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

Open a window to your child's day.

WatchMeGrow: Free live streaming video to your computer or mobile device.

Learn More

Tech + Tinker™

21st Century Learning Experiences

Our School-Age classroom is a perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, where children become 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


Meet Our Staff

Denisha Brown-Gainer, Director

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology; Master of Education in Curriculum

I am a native Houstonian, a life long learner, and a sports fanatic! My husband and I have a beautiful baby girl named Kiyah, and two dogs named Ruby and Kenya. I am super passionate about early education and wouldn't want to do any other job! I enjoy being instrumental in the growth and development of young learners and am super thankful for the opportunities I am presented with daily.

Meet Our Staff

Jamaica Reed-Remble, Assistant Director

Education: CDA, Currently Working on Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: CPR/First Aid

I have 17 years of experience in the child care field. I worked for Memphis City Schools for 10 years which is where I'm originally from. I have also owned my own child care facility.

Visit Us Today

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: 281.496.4400281.496.4400 License #: 123975