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La Petite Academy of Joplin

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 6 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

Welcome to La Petite Academy a nationally accredited educational daycare in Joplin, MO. I'm Melody Andrews and I'm the director. I have a bachelor's degree in communications and am working on my master's degree in education. I have worked in the education field for eleven years.

Our school provides Infant Care, Preschool programs and more. Our team is comprised of passionate, experienced teachers who provide a curriculum based on play and hands-on experiences. These learning opportunities promote the development of critical thinking, problem solving, and social interaction skills.

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.

Schedule a tour of our La Petite Academy in Joplin, MO today! We cannot wait to meet you and your family!

Here's what people have to say

4.9 out of 5 stars
We've had a wonderful experience. The teachers are warm and loving. The directors are knowledgeable, patient and kind. This is an amazing place. We are so happy to be apart of the La Petite family.
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I have been overjoyed with our experience with this school. Everyone from the director to the teachers is a friendly face. We feel at home here.
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Everyone seems genuinely concerned and caring for the students. I love the routine and organization. I love the healthy meals. I really enjoy the bright wheel app that sends me updates throughout the day. Every single teacher has been patient kind and welcoming. Absolutely zero negative comments come to mind. Keep up the great work!!
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My children have received excellent care!!
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I would never consider sending my children to any other facility.
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Amazingly consistent in the great care of my kids.
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With this being our second child enrolled with LaPetite, we have had nothing but great experiences with them. The constructive feedback during parent/teacher conferences helps us know what it is we need to continue to work on with our children and help with grow and be ready for Kindergarten.
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Overall we've had a great experience. The teachers our child has had really car for her.
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We have had two more children attend here and we have been nothing but blown away by how much our children learn/learned, grow/grew, and how wonderful the staff are.
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We love it at LaPetite! I never worry about dropping my son off, I know that he’s going to have a great day! It’s so great seeing the updates throughout the day as well.
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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.

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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Local School Phone Number: 417.781.3554417.781.3554 License #: 000627665