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Kiddie Academy of Wilmington

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We are located right off of Market Street in the Ogden/Porter's Neck area.

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

We realize the tremendous level of trust you place in a childcare provider. You want your child to thrive in an environment that's as clean, safe and nurturing as your home. Kiddie Academy is more than daycare. We set the standards for safety, education and trust. Just ask the Kiddie Academy parents of Wilmington, NC — they are our best references.

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Kiddie Academy of Wilmington Brings Home Life Essentials® Characters Essentials Award

Local educational child care facility Kiddie Academy of Wilmington recently received the Life Essentials® Character Essentials Award at Kiddie Academy’s Annual Conference, held virtually last month, where hundreds of franchisees…

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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

2-Year-Olds

Exploring My World

At two years old, children need to explore. We give them every opportunity.

Preschool

3-Year-Olds

I Can Do It

At three years old, children discover and create. We encourage them to do it all.

Pre-Kindergarten

4-Year-Olds

Ready, Set, Go

At four years old, children are preparing for school. We get them ready to go.

Summer Camp

Ages 5 to 12

CampVentures®

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 Wilmington 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

Our son has learned a lot since coming. Seen great improvement in his learning.
Blake B., Wilmington

The hours, the staff, the food, the camera access, tadpoles communication, everything!
Katie K., Wilmington

My daughter has learned so much ever since switching to kiddie academy! The teachers are great with her. She went from barely saying 10 words at 2 when she started to immediately expanding her vocabulary. She is now 3 and can count to 20! She never stops talking about how much she loves her school!
Priscilla N., Wilmington

My kids are learning so much these days. I love it when they come home talking about the new things they learned that day. My son ask if he can go to school even on the weekends! The teachers are fantastic and truly care about my kids well being.
Holly B., Wilmington

Love the teachers and how the kids learn so much. They are fed fresh, healthy food which is so great. So appreciative to have this school for our kids!!!
Casie G., Wilmington

When you go in the building- there are never any crying kids! With so many kids, y’all must be doing something right to have so many happy ones! My kid loves going to KA. We are thrilled with this school.
Cynthia C., Wilmington

Amazing teachers and experience! My child loved kiddie academy and his learning has improved so much
Brittanie P., Wilmington

How involved the whole staff is with the kids, everybody knows my son by name and it let's me know how cared for he is. Also seeing how much he is learning with the curriculum is awesome.
Alexandra B., Wilmington

Thank you for everything you do!
Dmitri R., Wilmington

Everything! All of the teachers are amazing. They are kind, caring, and compassionate. The curriculum is engaging for the kids. I love the extra activities that are brought in like soccer and yoga. We are above and beyond happy with our experience at Kiddie Academy.
Stephanie B., Wilmington

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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.

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