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Welcome to our La Petite Academy in Melbourne, FL. My name is Marci and I am the academy director. I have been with the La Petite family since 1996! I hold a Child Development Associate Credential, Director's Credential, First Aid and CPR certifications.
Our accredited school for Infant Care, Preschool and more goes above and beyond the basic requirements of the Department of Children and Families. Our staff is required 30 hours of annual in-service training per year which is 20 more hours than required! Together, our staff has more than 100 years of experience.
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.
We are a staple of our community and have served the families in Melbourne, Rockledge, Merritt Island, and Palm Bay for over 20 years. We also transport children to the following elementary schools: Quest, Ralph Williams, and Manatee.
Call today to schedule a tour, we cannot wait to meet your family!
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.
SproutAbout®, our exclusive family app, provides free live streaming video of your child’s classroom to your mobile device.Learn More
Education: Child Development Associate's Credential
Certifications: Director's Credential, CPR/First Aid
I have been working with La Petite Academy since 1996. I strive to have the best staff on board so we can continue to have the best school possible. I have devoted much of my time to making sure our children get the most outstanding care and education!
Education: Some College in Elementary Education
Certifications: CPR/First Aid, Child Development Associate (In Progress)
I have always had a passion for working with children. I can remember playing "school" as a child and choosing to be the teacher every time. I have been in the child care industry for about four years now and have loved every second of it.
Education: National Child Development Associate Certificate
Certifications: First Aid and CPR
Hi, my name is Halee and I am the two year old teacher. I am a military wife and we have two beautiful children. I have been working with children for six years and I am currently working to complete my teaching degree. In my spare time I love going to the beach, and spending time with my family. We have a ton of fun in my class. I love creating a fun learning environment for the kids in my class.