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La Petite Academy of Niceville

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Open: M-F, 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 06 Years
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Now Enrolling for Preschool and Pre-K

The path to kindergarten, and future success, goes through Preschool and Pre-K. The sooner your child starts their journey, the better. Let us ensure their school readiness. 

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to our La Petite Academy in Niceville, FL! We are confident we offer the best Infant Care, Preschool, and School-Age programs in the area.

The children at our center are attending a wonderful program that is safe, secure, and full of active learners. Our facility also offers state-of-the-art cameras in all classrooms and a passcode secured entrance, which is only accessible by staff and enrolled families.

Communication is important to us and we work hard to ensure that our families are comfortable and have opportunities to meet with one another as well as with their child's caregivers. Our highly-educated staff receives monthly training as well as ongoing training provided by the state.

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 serve the areas of Niceville, Crestview, Destin, Fort Walton, and Freeport. We are in the Merchants Walk shopping center behind Bank of America and near the Winn Dixie shopping center. Schedule a tour of our fantastic La Petite Academy educational daycare in Niceville, FL today!

Here's what people have to say

5 out of 5 stars
The daycare director and staff truly seem to care about my child and show a fondness for her. She is happy and well cared for her when I pick her up at the end of the day.
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The teachers and staff truly love those kids and it shows.
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Every staff member in every classroom seems loving and dedicated to making the kids day the best day possible every day.
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Linda, the infant class teacher, is wonderful! We feel very comfortable leaving our baby in her care.
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We love La Petite! All the staff is wonderful. Our son loves going there. They have a great curriculum. I enjoy that there's something to celebrate everyday with the calendar they hand out. They do a great job of incorporating learning and play. It is also conveniently close to home. We have been to other daycares in the area and this is the best one.
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I love everything about La Petite Academy. My daughter has really bloomed socially and educationally since she has started attending this school. The directors and teachers are fantastic!
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After a horrible experience at anoth establishment, my child switches to this school. He is happier and seems to be thriving in his classroom. He absolutely loves his teacher and now uses his words.
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The staff has been great at welcoming my son and communication to me.
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The director Sarah is always available to speak too me and always has a smile and friendly hello- it’s nice to have a genuine person as a leader there. My child’s teacher Mandy and Alyssa are always friendly. I’m very happy they are apart of my child’s life!
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Always positive. I think my child is thriving in the environment and it's providing a learning and growing environment through social scenarios and through play.
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Our Programs


It’s the ultimate summer experience! It will be a wonderful season, filled with friendship, playtime, discovery, field trips, delicious food, and more. Experience the wonder of summer.

Explore Our Summer Camp

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

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

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.

Meet Our Staff

Kavina Starkis, Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Certifications: Director Credential

I have a passion for early education and love being a part of every child's learning experience. In my role as director, I take pride in building a strong sense of community within our school, partnering with families and teachers to ensure lifelong learning.

Meet Our Staff

Erica Quinell, Assistant Director

I love my position as Assistant Director at La Petite. Teaching children and watching them grow and develop every day is my passion. The best part of my day is seeing the children learn and smile.

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Local School Phone Number: 850.897.3547850.897.3547 License #: C01OK0044

*In schools eligible for the tuition offer, savings will equal a tuition credit which will be applied after five weeks of enrollment. Child must remain enrolled for a minimum of 2 full days per week for 5 consecutive weeks to receive full credit. Tuition credit offer expires May 3, 2024.

*In schools eligible for the summer camp fee credit, offer is for summer camp fee credit up to $300. Child must attend by May 3, 2024. Offer is valid on a space available basis. No cash value.

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