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Welcome to La Petite Academy early education center in Kent, WA!
We offer care and education from one and walking to five years old! Our early education programs are designed specifically for the children enrolled in our classrooms. Aware, Care and Share is how we approach a child's learning journey. Be sure and ask us what this means when you tour our center! By providing children a healthy, safe environment for learning, an excellent curriculum, and caring teachers, each child can have a brilliant beginning.
Our center offers a Before- and After-School care program for children enrolled in certain Kent elementary schools, as well as a summer camp program.
Our teachers participate in training opportunities throughout the year, staying current in best practices and early educational tools.
Kent La Petite participates in Washington States Early Achievers program. Their goal is to improve the quality of early care and learning that is available to the children and families in our state. Currently we are rated at level 3.
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.
Reach out to us by phone or email so we can answer any of your questions and provide information about what makes us the best option for your early childhood education needs!
Are you concerned about the impact of COVID on your child’s education? You’re not alone. Now, more than ever, early education matters. We’re here to help.
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
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
Education: A.A. in Early Childhood Education through Rasmussen College
Certifications: A.A. in Early Childhood Education
I have been working at La Petite Academy since January 2007. I've been in the early childhood education field since 1999. I attend Rasmussen College with the goal of getting my A.A. in early childhood education. My favorite part about my job is working with all of the families. It's amazing to be a part of their development, and watch them flourish with every milestone.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Certifications: Child Development Associate Credential through the Council for Professional Recognition
I have been with La Petite Academy since 1997. During this time, I have enjoyed being a teacher, promoting curriculum, and ensuring our children are succeeding in their pathway to school readiness and beyond. The kiddos are truly the best part of the job!
Education: A.A. in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: A.A. Degree
I have been with La Petite Academy for over 20 years and have dedicated my career to early childhood education.