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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Lake Mary, FL!
Our school offers care for Infants, Toddlers, Twos, Preschool, VPK and other programs. We are located off of I-4 on Lake Emma Rd. We service Lake Mary, Heathrow, Longwood, Altamonte Springs, Sanford, Deltona, Debary and Orange City! We are open from 6:30 am-6:30 pm. We provide breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack to every child in our care. We also provide diapers, pull ups and wipes for all children in our Infant, Toddler, and Twos classrooms. We have a before-and after-school program which services Crystal Lake, Lake Mary, and Bentley elementary schools. We are also excited about our new mobile app for parents that provides them with updates on their child's day via their smart phone! We also have security cameras for viewing classrooms and playgrounds.
Our entire staff is certified in CPR and First Aid, they have completed their DCF mandated training and we are NECPA accredited! Call us today to find out all that our La Petite Academy in Lake Mary, FL has to offer!
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
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
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.
Wondering how you can keep your child’s learning going strong at home? Now you can adapt our personalized curriculum approach to fun activities you can do together.
Education: Associates of Arts
Certifications: CDA and Florida Director Credential
My name is Kristen and I am the academy director. I have been with La Petite Academy for 11 years. I hold both a CDA and a Florida Director Credential. My goal is to make your child fall in love with learning. In our school all children have different needs and abilities; they learn in their own way and at their own pace. We are a family here at La Petite Academy and I can't wait for your family to be apart of ours. Thank you for entrusting us with your most precious gift!
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and English Literature with Early Childhood Education credits
I am a University of South Florida graduate, currently holding two bachelor degrees as well as extra credits in Early Childhood Education. I have been working in child care for a little over nine years now. I've gained extensive classroom and management experience in these years, and hope to become a great asset to this team and your families! I am excited to work hard to give your child and family peace of mind that you are in the care of experienced, compassionate and knowledgeable staff!