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Kiddie Academy of Rutherford

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Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Rutherford 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 Rutherford, 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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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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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 and five years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

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

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Why Rutherford 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

The teachers and administrators are amazing and truly appreciate each child. The facility is kept immaculate and safe. My daughter enjoys going to KA each day to learn and engage with her friends and teachers. I have a good piece of mind leaving my daughter in KA care. The video access also alleviates the stress…
Denise S., Rutherford

Love the daycare , very beautiful woman’s and very patience . My daughter love them soo much
Xiomara G., Rutherford

The school is clean, the staff goes above and beyond to take care of their students and parents. Ashely and Jessica are always helpful and respond quickly to any questions or concerns. Ms. Enid and Ms. Destiny are caring and thoughtful and make sure to plan lessons that are fun and engaging!
Kristen G., Rutherford

Professionalism, quality of care
Abhijit B., Rutherford

Different arts/crafts, various engaging activities for children
Boskey P., Rutherford

Comprehensive daily updates on activities and what educational functions they support.
Nesiha H., Rutherford

We love you guys!
Anuj P., Rutherford

I’ve been waiting for a way to submit feedback about Rutherford’s kiddie academy since we first toured in July. The director Ashley from day one has been above par in terms of clear communication. She is an absolute delight and has really been the lighthouse of the location. If kiddie academy were to loose her…
Brenna R., Rutherford

Very small and accommodating. I like the teachers and director is great.
Leona W., Rutherford

We love that our daughter is becoming more social! She is learning her numbers and letters and really has come out of her shell! She looks forward to going to school everyday!
David W., Rutherford

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Kiddie Academy of Rutherford

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Parenting Essentials®

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.