Your School La Petite Academy on Alice Blvd

La Petite Academy on Alice Blvd

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:30 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

Welcome to La Petite Academy! I am Darlene Ortiz, the academy director, I have been in the early childhood field since 2006. I have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education.

Our school has been in the community for over 40 years providing daycare and educational learning experiences to children 6 weeks to 12 years old, we have the best Infant, Preschool and School-Age program in Kissimmee.

Our teachers, some of them have been here for over 15 years, are loving, nurturing and committed to provide the best educational activities with our curriculum designed to support children learning.

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 today to come meet our wonderful staff. You will love our school!

Here's what people have to say

4.88 out of 5 stars
Excellent teachers and SAFETY is number one. My children are happy and learning.
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I attribute my children's social skills to the wonderful care and education they receive at La Petite. The ladies at this school are my family. They have helped me potty train my kids, taught them their alphabet and numbers, immerse them in a variety of activities and much more! I absolutely love and recommend it to everyone.
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I love the school and my daughter loves it too! :D
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The teachers are all so happy, and nice. They all go out of their way to say hi to my and/or my child.
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Its been a great experience I have felt welcomed and confident as a mother to have my child cared for at this school they have a great team and staff I feel as I have a great support team for my self and my child the most involve in this journey with my child is Andriena, Ms Wendy, Darlene , Stephanie ,
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Overall my husband and I feel very comfortable with the staff. They are very caring and loving with our son. All the teachers are great and they do a great job with keeping him entertained but also teaching him many things. In the few months hes been at daycare he has learned many things.
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The school is a positive environment for any child to be in. They always make sure that no teacher has too many children to watch. My daughter looks for to going there when she does!
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I love this school. The teachers are like family and my children love it so much they don't want to come home when I pick them up!
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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:

Soccer, 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.

Learn More

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.

Learning Comes Alive

Get ready for learning to leap off the screen with Alive interactive educational technology. This teacher-led literacy software utilizes augmented reality to boost reading proficiency and knowledge retention, as children practice letter recognition, sounds, and word and sentence building. Children hear, see, touch, build, and speak in a new dimension of learning.

Meet Our Staff

Darlene Ortiz, Director

Education: B.A in Education with concentration in English

Certifications: National CDA, Florida Directors Credential Level ll, VPK Endorsed, First Aid/CPR Certified

Hello, my name is Darlene Ortiz! I am the director of La Petite Academy. I have been in the child care field for 17 years. I am a mom to two wonderful children, and two fur babies. I enjoy spending time with my family. One of my favorite things to do is going to see my boys play baseball. Here at La Petite, I see all my staff as my family. I love working with all the families here at the center. Please feel free to contact me at the center!

Meet Our Staff

Veronica Besares, Assistant Director

Education: B.A. Early Childhood Education

Certifications: CDA, Director's Credential First Aid/CPR Certified, 45 Hours of Mandated Courses

I have been working with La Petite Academy for over five years. I love my families and children and enjoy coming to school every day were I see their little smiling faces. I look forward to welcoming you to our center soon!

Meet Our Staff

Lerinitza Rosado, Team Lead

Education: Completed two Year of College Education

Certifications: CDA,First Aid/CPR Certified, 45 Hours of Mandated Courses

Hello, my name is Lerinitza Rosado! I am the team lead here at La Petite Academy. I have been working in childcare for over six years. I am a mom of three awesome boys. My family is my top priority. My favorite hobby is seeing my son playing baseball. I love coming to school and bonding with all families and children!

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: 407.870.9155407.870.9155 License #: C09OS0031