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Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus

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We are located directly behind the LeVeque Garage and next to COTA Administrative building

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus empowers and celebrates all of it.

Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus, your child will grow socially, physically, emotionally and intellectually. Our highly trained teachers are there every step of the way to guide, nurture and cultivate your child's development.

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Additional Policies and Procedures in regards to COVID-19

Health and safety remain a priority here at Kiddie Academy of Downtown Columbus. Please review our addition policies and procedures that will be in affect once we re-open on July…

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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Health Essentials

Health Essentials

All Ages

Our enhanced wellness and disinfection guidelines

Infant Care

6 weeks to 12 months

New Beginnings

Infants have individual personalities. We help bring them to light.

Toddler Care

13 to 24 months

Discovering Me

Toddlers are extremely active. We keep them actively learning.

Early Preschool


Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.



I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.



Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.

Part-Time School Age

Part-Time School Age

Ages 5 to 8

Creative Explorers

School-age children are curious about the world. We help them decipher it.

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Why Downtown Columbus families and Kiddie Academy find each other

Our approach to early education is to capture the momentum of curiosity and involve parents in every minute of it. That includes you.

Life Essentials®

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.

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Community-based care

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.

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Our commitment to health and safety

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.

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Hear from our parents

I think that Director is very responsive to any concerns or questions I have. The teachers are engaged and make efforts to bond and get to know my child. The facilities are very clean and inviting.
Abby M., Downtown Columbus

Their activities for the kids and the report at the end of the day. The staff is very friendly.
Nicole S., Downtown Columbus

I love that my child is learning in class. The photos posted to tadpoles daily show the work and effort put in to teach the children and the fun they are having while learning. My child loves attending Kiddie Academy and is excited when we arrive to school everyday.
Ashley P., Downtown Columbus

Friendly, professional staff who communicate well about my child’s day. Clean and safe environment.
Devin C., Downtown Columbus

Kiddie Academy Downtown truly provided a curriculum that is kid-friendly and effective. They are awesome at with the children, which makes it easy to trust my child is in good hands.
Alex C., Downtown Columbus

Amazing staff, facilities and programming for our son. We switched to KA Downtown at the middle of the pandemic and our son has absolutely thrived.
Lorie H., Downtown Columbus

Friendly, flexible and willing to really listen
Millie J., Downtown Columbus

Clean, organized, great communication, child progress updates/photos, and can see my child’s growth
Tiffany M., Downtown Columbus

The teachers really care about the students. I know my child is happy, healthy, and well cared for at KA.
Alana T., Downtown Columbus

Responsiveness of staff (Brittany rocks), communication, that many of my friends also send their kids there and they all get to hang out, flexibility in substituting our own food,.
Holly G., Downtown Columbus

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