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La Petite Academy of Lee's Summit

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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

Thank you for visiting La Petite Academy in Lee's Summit, MO. My name is Donna Smith and I am the center academy director. I have been acting director at this location since October 2022. I have been a teacher and assistant director with La Petite Academy since 2014. I have been working in the childcare field for the past 30 years. Drawing from this experience, I can confidently say that La Petite Academy offers the best Infant Care and Preschool in Lee's Summit, MO.

Our school is nationally accredited by NECPA. The standards that we follow are higher than the State of Missouri Child Daycare Licensing Standards. Our CPR/First Aid certified teachers also have a higher level of education and in-service training hours per year.

We have new technology in our School-Age classroom including iPads with apps to create art, music and videos, tripods for movie making, robots for coding and more! For younger children we have optional enrichment classes including karate and dance.

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, Sprout About.

We value the relationships we have with our families and work hard to prepare children for the next step in their education. We hope you will come and tour our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Lee's Summit, MO and become part of the La Petite family!

Here's what people have to say

4.8 out of 5 stars
Great school. Teachers are so caring.
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We love the school and staff. Everyone that works there shows they care and want to be there.
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Very friendly staff. Willing to listen to your needs.
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Love this school. It’s apparent that everyone who interacts with my son genuinely cares about him. They do daily curriculum activities to help him learn and grow. I love the Brightwheel app, too, because it helps me stay connected and know what my son is up to throughout our busy days.
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Everything has been great. All the staff is very knowledgeable and kind. They take pride in what they do.
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We love this school and have had a wonderful experience through the years. It is clean, well kept, and safe. The teachers and director are caring and friendly. There seems to be very little turn over which is huge. It has been a great environment for our children.
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I love this school and the teachers here. They treat us like family! Love love love this location!!
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Overall, we have be satisfied with La Petite Academy. My child loves his two teachers, Miss. Baylee and Ms. Shawna, so dearly. I know he’s loved and cared for there every day.
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Love the school, staff, and education our kids have received through the years.
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This school has been great and the teachers are amazing!
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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:

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

Proud to be Accredited!

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

Tech + Tinker™

21st Century Learning Experiences

Our School-Age classroom is a perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, where children become thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:

  • iPads with keyboards and educational apps
  • Robots for coding challenges
  • Grow Fit-friendly video games that encourage collaboration and movement


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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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.


Schedule a Tour or Request a Call

Local School Phone Number: 816.537.6921816.537.6921 License #: 001331562