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Welcome to La Petite Academy educational preschool in Smyrna, TN. We are proud to serve all of Rutherford county. My name is Dawn and I am the academy director. I have more than 20 years of experience in child care.
Our school offers several programs including Infant and Toddler care, Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten and Before- and After-School care with new flexible schedule options for working families. We offer a wonderful curriculum based on each child's developmental needs. Our center also offers quarterly parent teacher conferences.
We have a wonderful group of teachers here in Smyrna! My staff have a combined experience of over 203 years and most of the remaining teachers serving our schools for 5-15 years each. All of our teachers are certified in CPR and First Aid and attend ongoing training throughout the year.
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.
Call today and schedule a tour of our fantastic La Petite Academy in Smyrna, TN. Let us show you why we are the best choice for your family!
With SproutAbout, you won’t miss a thing when your child is at school with us. Take a peek at the engaging experience provided by our new app.
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
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:
SproutAbout®, our exclusive family app, provides free live streaming video of your child’s classroom to your mobile device.Learn More
Education: Bachelor of Science with a minor in Psychology
Certifications: TECTA/CPR and First Aid
I have a passion for children's education and helping them grow at the most important ages in their lives. I have 25 years of experience and love watching the excitement of a child learning. I love the hugs and the pictures they are so proud of. I look forward to growing our LPA family and meeting you and yours soon!
Education: Bachler's degree in History
I love to watch children grow and develop in a safe and nurturing environment. I have ten years of experience in teaching and childcare. I look forward to meeting you and your family soon.
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.