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La Petite Academy of Miami

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Ages: 12 Months - 12 Years
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Supporting Our Community

As always, we’re proud to support our community. Learn more about our health and safety practices, including mask and staff vaccination policies. 

Did you know you may qualify for new child care benefits? Get the details about the 2021 stimulus package and how it can benefit working families.

 

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy educational daycare in Cutler Bay, FL in the Lakes by the Bay Community! I'm Roxana, the center director. I have been working for La Petite for 12 years and have more than 28 years of experience as a director.

Our school provides first-rate Infant Care, Preschool, VPK and other early childhood education options. Our school is nationally accredited through NECPA and is a proud participant in Florida's Gold Seal Quality Care program.

We are excited to offer new technology in our School-Age classroom. These enhancements include iPads featuring apps to create art, music and videos, tripods for moviemaking, robots for coding, a new gaming system and a secure WiFi network for homework.

Our school offers a safe and clean learning environment with highly skilled and DCF-trained staff members who provide a caring, nurturing atmosphere for your child. We strive to create a warm and welcoming environment and maintain an open-door policy. We plan a lot of events for everyone to participate in and we work hard to ensure that families meet each other and develop strong relationships.

We’re committed to providing simple ways to keep you connected throughout the day while your child is in our care. With live streaming video, you can view your child’s classroom from any device or computer. Plus, get real-time updates with our family communication app.

We closely follow recommendations from state and local authorities, to maintain a clean, safe, healthy environment.

Schedule a tour of our fantastic La Petite Academy in Cutler Bay, FL. We are confident that you will love our school just as much as we do!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
I love the staff in this school, they are engaged with what is going on and really enjoy what they are doing, and it shows.
Anonymous
I absolutely love the directors, staff , and cleaniless of the school.
Anonymous
Friendliness of the staff. Involvement in my child progress is great, starting from administration. Roxane and Enid are great , they are always available to answer any questions.
Anonymous
The staff is wonderful with my child.
Anonymous
The staff is warm and engaging. I truly feel I am dropping my daughter off to family.
Anonymous
My son has been at this school since he was born and I love the teachers, the curriculum, the officd staff and how well they all interact with him and me when we go. I highly recommend this school to anyone.
Anonymous
It has been great so far. All the teachers I've interacted with are kind and thoughtful. My daughter is thriving and learning a wide range of skills.
Anonymous
The teachers are awesome they’re super friendly and the front desk personal too everyone is super nice and the other thing that I like from this school is they have so many activities and a love it
Anonymous
La Petite has been a great school for my daughters to learn and grow. They wake up each morning excited knowing they are going to school. It's a very humble feeling knowing they enjoy being at school. Also, receiving pictures of them throughout the day lets me know how their day is going and I absolutely love that because it gives me peace of mind.
Anonymous
This is a top notch school with a nurturing, loving, and educational environment. Our children are succeeding in all areas of development thanks to the dedication of all the teachers, staff, and directors.
Anonymous

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.

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

 

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.

Meet Our Staff

Roxana Besu, Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood

Certifications: Child Development Associate

I have been working in the early childhood field for over 28 years. I was a Pre-K teacher for six years before I became a director. I not only take pride in my school, but in the family we are building here. Working with children is a passion of mine.

Meet Our Staff

Enid Purcell, Assistant Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood

Children have such big and bright imaginations, so I have no choice but to feed off their positive energy. That's why I have been working with children for more than 18 years and can't imagine myself doing anything else. I take so much pride in my school and the amazing work we do here.

Meet Our Staff

Yamile Gonzalez, Team Lead

Education: Child Development Associate

I have been working with children for almost nine years, and it fascinates me to watch them learn and teach themselves new things, every day. I really love watching a child progress and I feel honored to be a part of their growth. I see myself in this field for many more years to come.

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: 305.378.1226305.378.1226 License #: C11MD0173

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