La Petite Academy's Preschool Program's ultimate goal is to prepare your child to successfully enter kindergarten and to become a successful lifetime learner.
In the short term, our Preschool teachers are focusing on preparing your child for the next level of curriculum at La Petite Academy, which is our Pre-Kindergarten Program.
Throughout the three-year preschool curriculum, which encompasses Early Preschool, Preschool and then Pre-Kindergarten, your child will acquire a full breadth of developmental skills necessary to successfully enter kindergarten eager and ready to learn.
We view nearly every activity in which your child engages as opportunities to teach.
So when you visit La Petite Academy and see children playing with others, in our learning centers, or alone reading a book, you'll know they are all learning and having fun.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
143 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
La Petite Academy Gem Heights Dr Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
1 teacher
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
10 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition is based on class We offer Military Discounts and also Preferred Employer Discounts

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Ballet programs, Gymnastics programs, Karate programs, Music programs
Source: Verified school update

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When is the application deadline for La Petite Academy Gem Heights Dr?

The application deadline for La Petite Academy Gem Heights Dr is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-6
  • Enrollment: 143 students
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Pierce County, WA is $9,841 for elementary schools and $12,998 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Pierce County, WA is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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