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La Petite Academy of Tucson

877.861.5078877.861.5078 or Request a Call
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Open: M-F, 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Ages: 6 Weeks - 12 Years
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Supporting Our Community

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.

Did you know you may qualify for new child care benefits? Get the details about the 2021 stimulus package and how it can benefit working families.

Welcome to Our School

Welcome to our nationally-accredited La Petite Academy educational daycare in Tucson, AZ. We are located in the beautiful area of Tanque Verde and Bear Canyon.

I'm excited to share that we offer a STEM-based curriculum and a new parent mobile app providing real time updates and photos. We provide premium diapers, pull-ups, and wipes for the children that need them. Transportation is provided for school age children these local elementary schools: Collier, Agua Caliente, and Tanque Verde. We offer a soccer elective once a week for children ages two to five.

Safety Protocols – We are focused on health and safety in our school: Temperature checks on all children and staff members, and anyone who goes past the front office. We have increased our sanitizing and disinfecting protocols and have stopped family style dinning.

WatchMeGrow live streaming - We are offering live streaming that gives you secure access to view your child’s classroom in real time while your child is in our care – either from a computer or via mobile app.

The Prep Lab – We are supporting school-age students this school year via The Prep Lab. We support school-age students and their families as they face any challenges and changes in their local school district, with flexible scheduling and even a full-day option. Our teachers have been trained to support local school district distance learning so children stay on course with their studies.

Let us guide your children and teach them the skills they need for elementary school and beyond. We will ensure your children are happy and safe while in our care!

Please stop in for a tour today to meet my wonderful team and see why La Petite Academy is the best provider of early education and care in Tucson, AZ!

Here's what people have to say

4.8 out of 5 stars
Love the teachers. Always welcoming and love their enthusiasm for my child. Hope each classroom and teachers are as amazing as the infant class!
Management and the teaching staff are caring and keep us well-informed and have our children’s best interest at heart.
Erin and Judah have made my child’s time away from home so easy and enjoyable. We couldn’t ask for more. When he sees them in the morning he is so happy to see them.
Great communication and my son loves going which is most important to me
Really great! They are learning a lot
I couldnt be happier i would recommend to anyone
Great experience, kind people!
I love all the staff and know they love my child and care about his needs. The director knows me and my son by name and I can tell he is developing so well socially.
They are doing an excellent job with my 2 year old. She is talking more and seems to really like her teacher.
We really enjoyed La Petite Tanque Verde. The entire staff is caring, thoughtful, professional, and dedicated to growing and teaching their classes. Our girls were loved by everyone there! We cannot say thank you enough!!!!

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:

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

Proud to be Accredited!

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

Open a window to your child's day.

Free live streaming video to your computer or mobile device.

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Meet Our Staff

Christie McGrath, Director

Education: Associate of Liberal Arts, Associate of Applied Science in Early Childhood Studies

Certifications: First Aid/CPR, Food Handlers Certificate

I have been working with children for 13 years and I love helping them grow and develop! I have been in administration for four years and have enjoyed encouraging a strong sense of community and culture with our teachers, students, and families. Whether it's providing loving care for infants or participating in activities in our Preschool programs, I truly love what I do each day. My staff, children and parents are like family to me.

Meet Our Staff

Maritza Othon, Assistant Director

Education: CDA

Certifications: First Aid/CPR, Food Handlers Certificate

I have been working with children for 19 years. I have two children and two dogs of my own and love working with students and being a part of the children's growth and development. I enjoy meeting and building relationships with our children and their parents.

Meet Our Staff

Erin Hambacher, Team Lead

Education: Currently working on CDA Certificate

Certifications: First Aid/CPR, Food Handlers Certificate

I have been working with young children for a little over nine years. I have always had a passion for shaping little minds and enjoy my Infant class beyond words. As team lead and safety captain, I pride myself in the safe, family-oriented culture of our center.

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: 520.749.1178520.749.1178 License #: CDC1929