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Kiddie Academy of Staten Island

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

Our Life Essentials® learning approach and curriculum at our preschool in Staten Island encourages children to explore and progress in their own way, and at their own pace. At Kiddie Academy of Staten Island, 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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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.



On My Way

Between ages 4 and 5, children are about to take on the world. We give them the tools to do it.

School Age

Ages 5 to 12

Creative Explorers

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

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Ages 5 to 12


All day adventures. All summer long.®

We aim to make your child's summer as educational as it is fun, through themed events, activities and trips.

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Why Staten Island 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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My Grandchildren enjoy attending and they are learning so much. The teachers are doing a very good job. The manager Anna treats everyone as family. She deserves a very large raise. She is very dedicated. The place runs very smoothly with her at the helm.
Elaine B., Staten Island

I really enjoy how kiddie academy provides my young children with a fun and safe place to learn and grow. I love the openness of the classroom and how inviting it is to parents. This is most definitely the best childcare on Staten Island and probably the best in New York. Thank you to all…
Venette D., Staten Island

I love the environment I love the wonderful and helpful staff and I love how my children come home every day singing new songs asking important question about nature and most importantly they come home safe . Kiddie academy is amazing ?
Ashley C., Staten Island

If I had to describe Kiddie academy one one word. It would be “Marvelous “ to be completely honest I was very skeptical about sending my one year old son who can’t speak yet to daycare but after going and seeing the kiddie academy and the activity’s they do with the children I felt so…
Michelle P., Staten Island

How interactive everyone is with the children
Carmen B., Staten Island

I have sent all of my Grandkids to Kiddie Academy. I have been a part of this family for 9 years and still going. I can go to work and know the babies are in good hands. They all have learned and are still learning, letters, numbers, colors, etc., You can just stop in whenever…
Elaine B., Staten Island

Very great environment very friendly clean and my children learned to open up and meet new people as well as songs art and nature
Ashley C., Staten Island

The friendly family atmosphere. The safe and nurturing environment. The education and various special events and experiences my children have gained and been introduced to over the last 3 years.
Julie G., Staten Island

Caring people, set schedule during the day, take hone daily info for children.
Angela G., Staten Island

The Owner Robin Verdino and Pat are very dedicated to their company. The safety and well being is there highest priority for the children. The Day Care is always clean and pleasant. The Staff are very attentive to the children they care for. I have been involved with the Staten Island center on South Avenue…
Elaine B., Staten Island

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