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La Petite Academy of Papillion

877.861.5078877.861.5078 or Request a Call
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Open: M-F, 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Supporting Our Community

Now Scheduling Virtual Tours

As always, we’re proud to support our community. It starts with a healthy, safe environment when your child is away from home. Learn how we prioritize the well-being of your children and our staff.

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Welcome to Our School

Welcome to our nationally-accredited La Petite Academy in Papillion, NE! My name is Tracy and I am the center director. I have a psychology background and more than 25 years of experience in early child development. I firmly believe the most important thing - especially during these ever-changing and trying times - is that every single parent and every single child feels safe within our school. We have a fierce dedication in our school to not only education, but also to the safety and well being of each person in our building including children, parents, and staff alike.

We are committed to following CDC and local health and safety guidelines. We have modified drop off procedures to ensure the least amount of potential contact. Staff wear face coverings for their personal protection and that of our children. We also ask that any adults entering the building use a face covering. Cleaning and sanitation procedures continue as always.

We are know how important it is to stay connected to your child's experience away from home. We are pleased to offer parents access to brightwheel and WatchMeGrow platforms. Brightwheel allows teachers to share photos and real-time updates about the care and learning happening throughout the day. WatchMeGrow now allows parents video access to their child's classroom experience.

As we move into the Back to School season we are keeping ourselves flexible as plans for school-age children look to remain fluid. We remain aware of the different plans and possibilities for students so that we will be able to assist families with a safe place for school-age children who might be with us after school or all day for distance learning.

Please give us call if you have any questions about our health and safety procedures or if you are looking for a safe, education-driven daycare in Papillion, NE. Call to schedule your in-person or virtual tour today!

Here's what people have to say

4.9 out of 5 stars
We have had nothing but positive experiences at this academy. You can tell that the staff truely cares about every child. Ms. Amanda and Mr. Mike are amazing teachers that routinely go the extra mile to help any child with an issue.
Ms. Deanna, Ms.SoHee, Ms. Brittany, and Mr. Mike have been such wonderful teachers. My child has loved coming to school for years to see them.
Really positive. My son loves it here!
Mr. Mike is a delight, our child loves his class, his attention to detail is off the charts.
Our experiences have been great along the teachers. They love on our children and give us feedback. I enjoys using the Brightwheel app for communication and seeing their day so I can ask them questions after pick up.
Great school. I trust the teachers and I feel like they’re really care about my child.
Great environment! Everyone is very friendly the kids enjoy their time there!
love the facility - everyone seems to work as a team in loving and caring for our children inside and out.
There Academy is great I love it and would never take my kids out. Thank you guys for loving my kids as if they were your own.
Very pleased with school. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and my son loves going there each day.

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:

Fitness, 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

In our Preschool and Pre-K classrooms your child will discover opportunities to be creative, engage their mind and body, collaborate with friends, and learn new things. Some enhancements in the classrooms include iPads with educational apps; flexible seating options so children can move as they learn; hands-on STEM activities with robots for early coding.

In our School-Age classroom, your child will find an immersive educational environment that is the perfect setting for productive, engaging mornings and afternoons, as we help them to be 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

Meet Our Staff

Tracy Goodell, Director

Education: University of Missouri-St. Louis - Psychology

Certifications: CPR and First Aid

For the past 25 years I have been blessed to work in a field that offers me the opportunity to make a difference in the the lives of children and their families. I am also lucky enough to work with many talented early childhood professionals that create educational and meaningful experiences in our school every day.

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: 402.938.5003402.938.5003 License #: CCC9000