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La Petite Academy of Merritt Island

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Keeping Families Connected

Our families mean the world to us and keeping them connected is one of our main goals. That’s why we created SproutAbout®, our exclusive family communications app that features live streaming video of the classroom and much, much more.

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to our La Petite Academy in Merritt Island, FL! My name is Kelly and I am the academy director. We are so much more than a daycare! I am confident that we offer the best Infant Care, Preschool and other age-specific programs in the area due to our unique curriculum.

Our curriculum is assessment-based for all ages and our teachers are trained to effectively implement lesson plans and assess the development of their students every day.

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.

Please give us a call to schedule a tour of our La Petite Academy in Merritt Island, FL today!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
Great place to have my child! Good communication from the staff and always helpful.
Anonymous
This school is amazing. You can tell that they absolutely love my children. They have learning so much while here. I love brightwheel and the updates I receive and I’m so excited for watch me grow! The director and assistant director and so nice and make me feel so comfortable!
Anonymous
It has been great! My son love the school and all of his teachers. Kelly is a great director and very professional.
Anonymous
I wish I had enrolled my child into this school earlier. Everyone is so welcoming from the time I drop off to the time I pick up. My child loves going to school and has made great friends!
Anonymous
This school is fantastic! Staff are the best I’ve seen in the business. They are dedicated to my child and our family.
Anonymous
Everyone is always so happy and joyful towards us!
Anonymous
I love La Petite Merritt Island! Amazing staff, my son loves going every morning!
Anonymous
They’re awesome! Professional, caring, and my kid enjoys going every day. He feels safe. And that is what matters
Anonymous
When you walk through the door you are always welcomed with a smile. Kelly, Britny, and Mariah always go above and beyond for my family. The infant teachers, Heather, Courtney, and Lynn are amazing with my youngest daughter and they care so much for her! My oldest daughter is in the toddler room and Roriale, Cindy, and Jade always greet her with a big hug. I love Brightwheel and all the pictures I
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Absolutely love this location!!!
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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:

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

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.

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

Meet Our Staff

Kelly Aleknavich, Director

Education: A.S. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: Director's Credential, Staff Credential, DCF 45 hours, First Aid & CPR

My passion of caring for young children started at a very young age and evolved into a desire to educate and instill a love of learning into all children. I began my career in 2005 as a teacher and joined La Petite Academy in 2009.

Meet Our Staff

Britny Buckworth, Assistant Director

Education: A.A. in Early Childhood Education

Certifications: Director's Credential, Staff Credential, DCF 45 Hours, First Aid and CPR

I entered the education field in 2015 when I started with La Petite Academy. My career began as a teacher where I was able to execute my goal of creating a lifelong love for learning for every child I care for.

Meet Our Staff

Jasmin DePaola, Team Lead

Education: A.A. in General Education

Certifications: Director's Credential, Staff Credential, DCF 45 hours, First Aid and CPR

I love being a role model to the children and being the reason behind them growing. It is a very rewarding experience. My journey as a teacher began in 2017 and I joined La Petite Academy in 2019.

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: 321.459.1825321.459.1825 License #: 070316

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