A team of researchers from Yale University published the results of the first large-scale study of the child care workforce during COVID-19. The Yale team compared COVID-19 rates in…Check out more!
Local teacher, Robyn Hicks, of Kiddie Academy of Des Peres recently received the Teacher of the Year award at Kiddie Academy’s Annual Conference, held virtually last month, where hundreds of…Check out more!
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Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.
Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.
At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.
At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.
At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.
Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.
Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.
Guided by our well-rounded philosophy and curriculum, our highly trained teachers help develop what's unique in every child—nurturing imagination, fostering creativity and preparing them for school and for life.See how we teach
We believe every Kiddie Academy should feel like an extension of family. Take a look inside our Academy to see what makes us the perfect place for your child.Look inside our Academy
Nothing matters more than your child's health, safety and security. That's why every Kiddie Academy follows our strict health and disinfection guidelines called Health Essentials, has a restricted-entry system and a thoroughly vetted staff trained in first aid, CPR and emergency drills.Learn about our Health Essentials program
“The positivity and atmosphere are fantastic! ”
Steven C., Des Peres
“KA is amazing. I have watched both of my daughters grow so much in their education and social / emotional skills during their time at KA. Their pre-K program in particular is very impressive. KA and their incredible staff of teachers have more than exceeded my expectations in preparing my daughter for Kindergarten. The entire… ”
Melissa S., Des Peres
“Like how you all have handled the pandemic. ”
Beth H., Des Peres
“The staff at Kiddie Academy is so friendly and you can see how much they love taking care of the kids. My husband and I never have to worry about the care our son is receiving. Our little guy is so happy while he is there and has learned so much. We couldn’t be happier! ”
Rachel D., Des Peres
“Kiddie Academy has provided great educational environment for my daughter. They are constantly learning through play and building the skills needed at their age. I can see growth in my daughter since she as been there and she just loves her teachers. Ms Mel is a rockstar! You could not ask for a better school… ”
Cory B., Des Peres
“Thoughtful and caring approach to learning. Great Ideas to make for special events and a fun environment for our kiddos ”
Tim V., Des Peres
“The teachers are great. They handled the pandemic well by staying open for parents who needed child care. ”
Anthony C., Des Peres
“Love the teachers and the curriculum. Our kids are so happy there ! ”
Sweta K., Des Peres
“We love Jen and Rita - and Owen does too! Their communication is wonderful - they go above and beyond by sending out a separate monthly email (outside the normal communication channels) with the things our kiddos are working on, which has helped us in working on those same skills/milestones at home. Owen loves his… ”
Kelly S., Des Peres
Nikki T., Des Peres
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The learning doesn't stop for parents, either. That’s why we created an information resource with helpful tips on everything from enriching our STEM program at home to introducing lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits.
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