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Welcome to La Petite Academy in Lexington, KY. My name is Christa and I am the director! I have my associate's degree in early childhood education and 18 years of experience as an early education provider.
We are excited to announce that we have recently moved to our new location at 148 Malibu Drive. You'll find all the things you love - secure school environment, smart technology and amazing teachers, plus much more!
Our school offers Infant/Toddler Care, superior Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs as well as a dynamic School-Age program. Our highly-qualified staff has over 70 years of combined child care experience. Teachers receive monthly training, CPR and First Aid certification and additional ongoing training provided by the state.
We maintain an open-door policy for any family who would like to talk and we are always available either in the office, by phone or email. Here at La Petite, we bring families and friends together through monthly events including luncheons, holiday programs and our Fall Festival.
We look forward to meeting you! Schedule a tour of our La Petite Academy educational daycare in Lexington, KY today!
Our first priority is creating a secure environment where infants both are safe and feel safe. In our Infants classroom, we provide toys and materials that allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their natural curiosity. This makes the classroom both nurturing and stimulating.Learn More
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:
Dance, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
In our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms your child will discover opportunities to be creative, engage their mind and body, collaborate with friends, and learn new things. Some enhancements in the classrooms include iPads with educational apps; flexible seating options so children can move as they learn; hands-on STEM activities with robots for early coding.
In our School-Age classroom, your child will find an immersive educational environment that is the perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, as we help them to be thinkers, makers, and doers. Some enhancements in this classroom include:
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: Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education
Certifications: Kentucky Credential Trainer, CPR/FA, Food Managers
I have a passion for working with children and the incredible teachers dedicated to the field of early childhood education. As director, I take pride in a school with qualified teachers and an incredible assessment-based curriculum while watching the children learn and grow.
Education: Associate's Degree in Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education
Certifications: Kentucky Trainers Credential, CPR/FA, Food Managers
Working with children has always been my passion. After teaching head start for two years, I decided to change directions and focus on helping and supporting teachers by providing them with the materials and resources they need to help children reach their potentials.
Education: Child Development Associate's Degree
Certifications: CPR and First Aid
I have been with La Petite since 2003. During my time here I have worked in all age groups, but I find preschool the most rewarding. I enjoy using the curriculum and then implementing it to see the results and how much the children grow and develop.