Your School La Petite Academy on S. Cliff Ave

La Petite Academy on S. Cliff Ave

877.861.5078877.861.5078 or Request a Call
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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 6 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! My name is Alisha James and I am the director of La Petite Academy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Our school offers infant care beginning at six weeks of age, as well as a full time preschool program focusing on kindergarten readiness.

Our committed team of educators fosters children's growth, development, and a lifelong love of learning! Teachers also participate in yearly training to stay up-to-date on best practices and child development.

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.

I encourage you to schedule a tour today! We want to help you find the best possible fit for you and your family in regards to your child's education and care! I look forward to hearing from you!

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

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.

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Meet Our Staff

Alisha James , Director

Education: Bachelors in Early Childhood Education from South Dakota State University, Special Education and Kindergarten Endorsement

I started my child care career in 2010, while I was attending college at South Dakota State University. I have served as an assistant teacher, lead teacher, assistant director, program planner, and now director. I truly enjoy working with children and their families as every day is different! I love watching the children grow and see everything they learn throughout the years at the center!

Meet Our Staff

Samantha Amick, Assistant Director

I have been working in childcare since 2013. I have also worked as a nanny, preschool teacher, and as a personnel manager. In this role, I love that I am able to watch children learn and discover new things!

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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: 605.271.7731605.271.7731 License #: 018043043