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La Petite Academy of Merritt Island

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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.

Every employee is certified in first aid, CPR and fire safety. They participate in training throughout the year to stay current in the field of early childhood education.

We are committed to providing the quality care that your family expects and deserves while ensuring a safe and secure school for all children. Our facility features a secured front door that requires a code for entry.

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

4.9 out of 5 stars
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!
This school is fantastic! Staff are the best I’ve seen in the business. They are dedicated to my child and our family.
Everyone is always so happy and joyful towards us!
I love La Petite Merritt Island! Amazing staff, my son loves going every morning!
They’re awesome! Professional, caring, and my kid enjoys going every day. He feels safe. And that is what matters
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
receive on a daily basis.
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Absolutely love this location!!!
The flexibility the director has with mine and my husband’s schedule has been nothing but amazing. It is so hard to find accommodation for firefighter and hospital shift schedules. It has been less stressful knowing I can communicate with the director and work out a solution of an issue arises with our schedule. It means so much to my family and I!
This school is great! I’ve only had positive experiences here. My daughter loves Ms. Roriale and is so excited to see her everyday. I’m always updated on what’s going on.
The people really care. They love our children in their own way and it shows. Our children love them. You know it's ok when your child reaches for their teacher at drop off. I trust their hearts and minds are in the right place, they're consistent. Also, the fact that I do not have to provide food or diapers or wipes is huge too. My mornings are busy enough without packing the house. For my
oldest the field trips are awesome and no additional charge so that's big.
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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.

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 for 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: 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.

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.


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Local School Phone Number: 321.459.1825321.459.1825 License #: 070316