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
Nikki T., Des Peres
“The staff is so nice and supportive to new parents and so friendly and caring for the kids. We feel so comfortable with our son there and love being able to watch him on the watch me grow app. ”
Rachel D., Des Peres
“I really like that you are an education child care with a wonderful curriculum but at a reasonable price. ”
Kayla S., Des Peres
“Ms Van has just been the best! She is so thoughtful and caring with these sweet kiddos and makes them feel loved and important during all of their big emotions. We can’t thank her enough for all the care, attention and preparation for kindergarten classes that she gives every day. ”
Katie L., Des Peres
“How they care for the kids and the whole staff is so professional and respectful! ”
Neftalin F., Des Peres
“The awesome, caring teachers & staff. ”
Kristi S., Des Peres
“Each teacher and staff member knows and seems to genuinely care about my child. My baby comes home each day happy, healthy, well-cared for and a brighter child because of Kiddie Academy. ”
Kristina B., Des Peres
“Our child loves his teachers and friends at Kiddie Academy. Even with everything going on in the world, knowing that I can trust his teachers and the entire school to do what is best for them being peace of mind to me and my wife. And the stable environment they provide has helped our child… ”
Homer P., Des Peres
“I am so impressed with the education. My son uses words that are above his age and is constantly surprising us with his numbers and letters! The cameras make me feel so secure and the food they provide to the children is always very nutritional and gives my son the chance to try new food!… ”
Laura D., Des Peres
“Quick to respond to concerns, transparent in communications with parents, wonderful staff! ”
Kelly S., Des Peres
Contact us to learn more about what makes Kiddie Academy stand out among educational child care providers. A member of our team will contact you.
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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