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La Petite Academy of Newington Forest

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Open: M-F, 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Enroll now and save up to $350!*

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to La Petite Academy Educational daycare in Springfield, VA. My name is Katara and I am the academy director!

La Petite Academy offers educational child care, with comprehensive programs for Infants through Junior Kindergartners. We provide a strong curriculum in a safe, loving and stimulating environment. Our School Readiness Pathway is designed to create the most fitting path for each child, focused on key milestones and designed to meet every child's individual developmental needs.

Our staff is highly qualified, most with more than 10 years of experience. In addition, our staff maintains their CPR/First Aid Certification and a valid Child Development Certification.

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 invite you to come in for a tour of our La Petite Academy in Springfield, VA. We can't wait to meet you!

Here's what people have to say

4.9 out of 5 stars
Our experiences have been positive since enrolling my son in 2016. Management is responsive and organized which is much appreciated. Both our children have loved the school.
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I absolutely love this school. When we moved back into the area our house hunt was driven around la petite that’s how much we love this school. I recommend it to everyone!
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We have been very happy with this school. The staff is friendly and accommodating, curriculum is appropriately challenging, and my children love attending here.
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We like the school. We like the activities and play focused learning. We like the app that gives us direct communication with the teacher and real time updates and photos of activities, meals, naps, bathroom and other updates.
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We love his teachers and have such a great experience with his class.
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Love the teachers! Our son is very happy when we drop him off and pick him up. That’s the most I can ask for at this age (he’s 8 months old)
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Wonderful! Teachers, curriculum, nutrition, flexibility, the director, all has been amazing from the start!
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We enjoy the teachers and atmosphere. Our child is happy to come and stay.
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This is an amazing center, that cares for the kids happiness and grow. Is a safe place to grow and have fun. They are dedicate professionals teacher and administrators.
So far, So good. I can’t explain on how satisfied I am with this school. Orion seems to learn something new everyday to tell us at the dinner table ever night. Thank you!
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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

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:

Soccer, Music, Yoga, Spanish, Phonics, Handwriting & Advanced Math

Proud to be Accredited!

We’ve been recognized as a high-quality early education program.

Meet Our Staff

Katara Blythe, Director

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Administration

Certifications: MAT, CPR/First Aid, Bus Driver

I have a passion for children's education and love being a part of a child's growth and education at every age level. In my role as director, I take pride in partnering with teachers and parents to help foster a love of learning.

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Local School Phone Number: 703.451.2122703.451.2122 License #: FLO-832307-L102

*Offer is for registration credit up to $350. Registration fee credit is applied upon enrollment (registration fee varies by location). Offer is valid on a space-available basis for all age groups. No cash value. Limit one offer per child, one time use. Certain restrictions may apply to subsidy families. See school for details. Offer not valid for Learning Care Group associates or their immediate families. Offer valid at participating locations only and subject to availability. Programs and hours of operation may vary by school. Offer does not guarantee enrollment. Must enroll by September 13, 2024. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. ©2023 Learning Care Group (US) No. 2 Inc.;