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Welcome to our La Petite Academy educational child care program in Richmond, VA! At La Petite Academy, our programs provide the perfect foundation for learning and development. We pride ourselves on maintaining a warm, family-friendly atmosphere where children and their families are treated like an extension of our own families. We offer Infant through School-Age programs here at our school and are excited to show you all of the things we are learning and experiencing today!
The teachers at our school here in Henrico are devoted professionals who care deeply about nurturing and educating children. Our teachers attend ongoing training sessions to maintain knowledge of the latest findings in the field. Combined, our staff has more than 287 years of experience. Everyone on staff is trained in CPR and First Aid to ensure the safety of our children throughout the day.
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. Visitors' IDs are always checked upon entry and our doors are equipped with a security system that only allows those authorized to enter the building.
Call us today to schedule a tour and see the many ways your child will thrive at our La Petite Academy in Short Pump! We look forward to making you a part of our family!
Are you concerned about the impact of COVID on your child’s education? You’re not alone. Now, more than ever, early education matters. We’re here to help.
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.
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, Fitness, Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology; Master's Degree/Ed.S. Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; CDA National Preschool Certification
Certifications: CPR/First Aid/DHO/MAT/ServSafe Manager
I truly enjoy working with such a passionate group of teachers who enjoy fostering a love of learning in our youth! I love seeing happy families walk in and out of our school each day and watching the excitement on a child's face when they have mastered a new skill!
Certifications: CPR/First Aid/DHO/MAT
It’s an honor to watch a child learn and grow every day. From first steps to first words to writing their name for the first time! I love celebrating a child’s many milestones with them!