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La Petite Academy of Jacksonville

877.861.5078877.861.5078 or Request a Call
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Open: M-F, 6:15 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. Learn more about our health and safety practices, including mask and staff vaccination policies. 

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Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Jacksonville, FL! My name is Deadre Pryor and I am the academy director. I currently hold a CDA and a Level II VPK Endorsed Director Credential. I have more than 16 years of experience in early childhood education.

Established in 1991, our academy offers children a nurturing environment in our Infant care, Preschool and other early education programs. We are accredited by the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation and also hold Gold Seal Status with the State of Florida.

Our teachers are enthusiastic early childhood education professionals who stay current with monthly training sessions and ongoing training offered by the state. Additionally, all teachers and management staff are certified in CPR and First Aid. We are proud to boast that we have a combined 100 years of early childhood education experience!

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.

We are located on Beach Blvd. between Atlantic Storage and U-Store, across the street from Denny's. We are in the block between Hodges Blvd. and San Pablo Rd. We also provide before and after care to Alimacani and Chet's Creek elementary schools. We are confident La Petite Academy offers the best education-driven child care in Jacksonville, FL. Call today to schedule a tour!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
Wonderful. We love our la Petite family.
We love the school and staff. Mrs. Carol and Amanda in infant and baby class are amazing. They are always friendly and discuss with us what our baby has done that day.
I like that all the employees know my grandson's name and are friendly to him.
Staff is so friendly and loving. The facility is clean and inviting.
The director and staff members are awesome! There was a peaceful presence when I first took my daughter to school and still remain. There’ no high turnover of teachers(which speak volumes to me) We are greeted with a warm welcoming and caring smile everyday. I’m always amazed at how disciplined, and focused the children are. No kids are screaming or crying as if they don’t want to be there. My child
LOVES this school. And I love it for that reason. I’m at ease when I leave my child at school knowing that she is safe, loved and having a great time.
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I love the atmosphere and staff at LaPetiit. Ayden has learned so much in just 8 months and is eager to learn. The staff is very nourishing, fun and encouraging to the kids.

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:

Gymnastics, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math

Proud to be Accredited!

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

Give Your Child a Great Start With VPK

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) is a free daily, 4-hour program that includes breakfast and lunch, with the option of extended wrap care. This full-day learning experience enhances your child’s school readiness journey. Every child who turns 4 by September 1 may be eligible for free VPK. Schedule a tour to learn more.

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

Dee Pryor, Director

Certifications: CDA, Directors Credential

I have more than 20 years of experience in early childhood education and take pride in my position as director. I have a passion for early childhood education and love seeing smiles on the children's faces when they learn something new.

Meet Our Staff

Devita Robinson, Assistant Director

Certifications: CDA, Directors Credential

I have been in the child care field since 1999 and love every ounce of it. It fills my heart to see the happy faces and smart minds we develop here day to day. I am honored to be here with them every day and I am extremely passionate about my role as assistant director.

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Local School Phone Number: 904.223.3758904.223.3758 License #: C04DU0253