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Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach

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We are located in the Ocean Lakes area of Virginia Beach, next to Ocean Lakes Elementary School at the corner of Dam Neck Road and Upton Drive.

Every day your child's imagination grows and their curiosity gathers momentum—Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach, 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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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 Virginia Beach 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

EVERYTHING!!! The teachers are amazing! Love love love Kiddie Academy!
Heather M., Virginia Beach

Provides a lot of resources to help children learn and grow while still being able to have fun. All the staff are amazing to both of my children, they demonstrate patience, kindness, and compassion. I would highly recommend Kiddie Academy of Virginia Beach to anyone!
Jennifer B., Virginia Beach

We adore absolutely everything the academy offers our little one. From the attention to detail, cleanness and well equipped classrooms to the well trained and friendly staff ,learning focused activities and play. In addition, the camera access is a plus and reflects the transparency of a well run business. Thank you Mrs. Martin for creating…
Alexandra T., Virginia Beach

The facility is wonderful and teachers are great
Megan E., Virginia Beach

Great staff and clean facility!
Isca P., Virginia Beach

Honestly every step of the child services was amazing. Day to day stuff I love coming in to the school it has a very welcoming safe feeling from the staff to the other parents I love the communication my child has been drastically improving with everything and a little behind on a couple things for…
Robert B., Virginia Beach

My son loves going to Kiddie Academy! He loves his teachers! Kiddie academy is always very clean and all the staff members are always nice and caring
Yuliya M., Virginia Beach

My child loves going to school because she feels so loved by her teachers and the staff. They make each kid feel like he or she is the most amazing kid in the world. Carly Krekorian
Carly K., Virginia Beach

The structure of it all.
Heather M., Virginia Beach

We can’t say enough great things about Kiddie Academy!!! We LOVE LOVE LOOOVE this school! Everyone goes above and beyond, from the owner, to the receptionists, to the teachers. The quality of education is beyond exceptional; detailed learning objectives provided daily, displays of artwork and learning throughout the classrooms and school building, and the improvement…
Brittney C., Virginia Beach

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