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Kiddie Academy® of Lakewood Ranch

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A little about our Academy

Each Academy is a little different. Here's what makes us unique:

  • A curriculum that exceeds state standards
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Parent communications portal
  • Safe and secure state-of-the-art facility
  • NAEYC & APPLE Accredited
  • Webcams in every classroom
  • ZONO sanitizing system that disinfects 99.9% of germs

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  • Melodie and Sanddy Marchena, Franchise Owners

    We are a local family in the Lakewood Ranch area focused on being a true community partner within our neighborhood. We spent twenty...   Read More

    Melodie and Sanddy Marchena, Franchise Owners

    We are a local family in the Lakewood Ranch area focused on being a true community partner within our neighborhood. We spent twenty years working in senior Management, Sales & Service, Operations and Project Management roles for Fortune 100 companies. While that may not seem as a ‘natural’ path to early childhood education, we have gained valuable experience in compliance, well-managed processes and design, customer service, problem solving and most of all leading with passion. We are most passionate about our children and family. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early learning and childcare experience which promotes each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development in a warm, loving, and safe environment.

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Educational programs and amazing staff.
Angela L., Lakewood Ranch

The staff genuinely care about my child and are great communicators, via the Tadpoles app, email, phone, in-person, etc. I love the standards-based lesson plans and activities (even for the littles- my daughter is only 1), as well as the pics, videos, daily update/summary, and links to the songs sang in class that are sent…
Courtney L., Lakewood Ranch

My son loves coming to school everyday. The teachers treat him so well and it is such a warm and inviting environment. He has learned so much in the time he has been there
Jennifer N., Lakewood Ranch

Excellent teachers and staff, clean facilities and happy kids!
Lisa S., Lakewood Ranch

Everything is good, the staff is really carefully and my son made a lots of progress. I couldn’t give 10 because it’s could be better. Wonderful school I just love it.
Aminata L., Lakewood Ranch

The staff really knows my children and cares about them. They are a part of our family.
Brooke B., Lakewood Ranch

Everything! Awesome team!
Alexandra O., Lakewood Ranch

It’s attention and safety for the children. Teachers and caregivers are great.
Marc S., Lakewood Ranch

Liam excels I’m sharing his knowledge gained at KA
Sara F., Lakewood Ranch

They education provided is done in a fun way and appropriate for my child’s age.
Tara V., Lakewood Ranch

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