As of 2015, La Petite Academy is a company that operates a chain of 450 educational day care schools and is headquartered in Novi, Michigan. La Petite Academy is part of the Learning Care Group, which provides various types of childhood care and educational services.
La Petite Academy states that all of its schools are licensed according to the state they are located in and that it is also an equal opportunity provider. The schools provide educational and childcare services for children ranging in age from infants to the private kindergarten level. Children enrolling at the private kindergarten age group are required to meet the local state age requirement.
Other age groups that are included in the La Petite Academy curriculum includes early preschool, preschool, pre-K and junior kindergarten. At the pre-K and kindergarten prep curriculum level, children are taught basic reading, writing and math skills, with an extra focus on kindergarten-level skills and concepts for children entering kindergarten.
La Petite Academy's Junior Kindergarten curriculum is only available for children who have completed its pre-K course. At this level, children are taught how to read and write most common sight words, as well as how to comprehend information through texts and stories.