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Kiddie Academy of Urbana

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Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Urbana 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 Urbana, 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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Now hosting Open Interviews for Lead Qualified candidates only!

We are hosting OPEN INTERVIEWS every Tuesday and Thursday during the month of September, between 11 am and 2 pm for Preschool and Infant/Toddler LEAD QUALIFIED candidates only! Please bring…

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Kiddie Academy® of Gaithersburg, Urbana owner named brand champion

Namita Shah recognized for outstanding business performance in 2021. Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care® has recognized Namita Shah as Brand Champion, an annual award given at the company’s 2022 Annual Conference…

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Empowering at every age: our learning programs

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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.



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

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 Urbana 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

Everyone is so caring and vested in my children's care, education, and well-being. I appreciate that despite being a large school, everyone knows my children by name. The teachers and admin staff are wonderful people. I also like all the activities my children get to partake in and the pictures/videos that document it.
Krisztina S., Urbana

Teachers love and take care of the kids as of their owns. Has a very family feel to it.
Aliya M., Urbana

Lakshmi Anusha P., Urbana

Everyone is caring, dedicated, and extremely qualified in early childhood. Our granddaughter loves the teachers, staff, playground, classroom activities and going to school each morning!
Mona C., Urbana

Michael M., Urbana

The staff are very warm, the kids love the activities.
Ijeoma N., Urbana

They are awesome
Scott L., Urbana

The staff really invests themselves in the well-being if your child. How Kiddie Academy of Urbana responded to the pandemic when it started around 2019-202 was exceptional as well.
Ramona L., Urbana

Good. My kid enjoy going here..
Priyadarshini K., Urbana

The staff is very friendly and caring. I also enjoy the flexibility of everyone and responsiveness. I love that my daughter is constantly learning and that the school provides healthy food choices. I also love the camera access and being able to check on my daughter at any time.
Evgenia A., Urbana

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Parenting Essentials®

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