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La Petite Academy of Iowa City

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Open: M-F, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 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

Thank you for visiting our school, La Petite Academy in Iowa City, IA; the preferred preschool on the east side! Our school includes a loving child care for Infants, Toddlers, Two's, Preschool, Pre-K, and more! We participate in the Iowa Quality Rating System, where we are currently a 4-star rated school. We are also accredited by National Early Childhood Program Accreditation and our staff members take part in training opportunities throughout the year.

Our school as a whole values many things - the teachers, children, and parents - as an extension of our own family. Together we strive to create a warm and welcoming environment and maintain an open-door policy for everyone. Our number one goal is to try our best to meet each family's needs and develop strong relationships.

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 in Iowa City, IA!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
You've been a wonderful partner in care of our kids! I have complete trust in the staff and love the curriculum and additional opportunities the kids have.
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We love it and it's been set up as a professional clean and welcoming space for children!
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Everyone is amazing! My daughter can’t wait to go to school in the morning. The teachers and staff members are very welcoming and provide a lot of communication throughout the day on what my daughter is doing.
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We love it so much! Thank you for all you do!
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We love this school. We have had nothing but great experiences with the school. The teachers care about our children. Promote great opportunities for growth, development, and social interaction. My children are happy when we drop them off and happy when we pick them up. They excited to share what they did that day at school.
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Overall I'm beyond thrilled with our experience at LA petite. everyone is so kind and caring and our daughter is thriving! I never have to worry about her safety And on a daily basis I see growth in her learning and development
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La Petite provides excellent care for my children. The teachers are fantastic!
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Love our teachers, the app and picture updates. This is the best childcare experience we could ask for.
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Great service provided here.
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I'm so very happy and impressed with all the developmental activities you do with our baby and very pleased with the quality of physical care and safety provided. Everyone is so friendly and professional and the facility is immaculate. we love LA petite!
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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:

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.

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Proud to be Accredited!

We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.

Meet Our Staff

Julie Reid, Director

Education: Early Childhood Apprentice Certificate

Certifications: First Aid, CPR, Mandatory Reporter, Universal Precautions

I have been in the early education field for 28 years now and at La Petite for 13 years. I feel it is an absolute gift to be a part of a child's early educational experience. I view everyone here - the teachers, children, and parents - as an extension of my own family and I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment.

Meet Our Staff

Sarah Wood, School Education Manager

Education: A.A. in Psychology

Certifications: First Aid, CPR, Mandatory Reporting, Universal Precautions

I have been with La Petite Academy for 16 years now. One of my favorite things about working with children is the endless amounts of laughter, both given and received. I look forward to welcoming you to our school soon!

Meet Our Staff

Victoria Coulter, Assistant Director

Education: B.A. in Speech and Hearing Science

Certifications: First Aid, CPR, Mandatory Reporting, Universal Precautions

I have been working in child care for ten years and at La Petite Academy since 2019. My favorite part is watching the children grow and learn and forming long lasting relationships with their families!

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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: 319.338.4513319.338.4513 License #: 4152000031

*In schools eligible for the tuition offer, savings will equal a tuition credit which will be applied after five weeks of enrollment. Child must remain enrolled for a minimum of 2 full days per week for 5 consecutive weeks to receive full credit. Tuition credit offer expires May 3, 2024.

*In schools eligible for the summer camp fee credit, offer is for summer camp fee credit up to $300. Child must attend by May 3, 2024. Offer is valid on a space available basis. No cash value.

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