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Welcome to La Petite Academy in North Las Vegas, NV! My name is Kim and I am the Academy Director. Our school provides high quality Infant Care, Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten programs. I have 27 years of experience as an early childhood educator and have worked in all aspects of early child care.
Our school serves the Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Centennial, Nellis and Creech communities with the highest caliber of care and education. We have 162 years of combined experience. Staff members take a minimum of 30 training hours per year as well as monthly training at our school. Every teacher is CPR/First Aid certified and trained in SIDS, Shaken Baby, Signs and Symptoms of Illness, Abuse and Neglect, Food and Medicine Allergies, Emergency Preparedness and Response and Positive Guidance techniques.
We have a full curriculum focusing on the specific age groups in each classroom. In addition, we also provide a Kindergarten Readiness Program for Pre-K children.
We pride ourselves on doing everything we can to provide a healthy, Safe, clean environment. It starts at the front door. We are taking temperatures, Wearing Masks and Limiting Classroom Access. Wellness Checks are done on children throughout the day, and we have increased hand washing, cleaning and sanitizing. Your child's well being is our top priority!
We know that being apart from your child can be a challenge. That's why we want to make sure you feel connected throughout the day, sharing in all your child's experiences. Our new WatchMeGrow technology allows you to view your child's activities in the classroom on any smart device or computer. Deployed or traveling, you will be able to see your child/children learn, play and grow every day. This goes along with our brightwheel mobile app that provides updates, pictures and videos of your child.
Call today and schedule a tour of our La Petite Academy educational daycare in North Las Vegas, NV!
Starting at the front door, our already robust health and safety procedures have been enhanced to ensure a clean, welcoming school environment. The well-being of your child is our top priority, now, and always.
Our first priority is making sure infants both are safe and feel safe, in a nurturing, stimulating classroom. Toys and materials allow for freedom of movement within safe boundaries, so children can explore, develop motor skills, and engage their curiosity.Learn More
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:
Dance, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.
We welcome families that participate in assistance programs including Child Care Aware of America and USDA Child Care Subsidy and we offer a tuition discount too!
Certifications: Diamond Director 2007, Region People Leadership Award 2018, West Division People Leadership Award 2020
I have had the privilege of working in early childhood since 1993. Together, with a team of amazing and creative teachers, I am committed to providing your family with a loving and developmentally-sound foundation for a lifetime of learning.
Certifications: CDA Preschool
I started out as a School-Age teacher and quickly moved up to a management position. I love working with children and am so glad that I made this a career. I enjoy working alongside a great team, both in and out of the classrooms. I am a highly-motivated team player. The children inspire me to come to work every day with a smile on my face.