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La Petite Academy (Vista-Shadowridge)

725 Shadowridge
Vista, CA 92083

(760) 727-0648


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Day in the Life

General School Mission

(excerpted from brochure)

We recognize our responsibility for growing children's social, intellectual, emotional, and physical capacities from infancy to school age. We put children first, respecting each child as a valued and unique individual with distinct interests and opinions. We are sensitive to children's varying abilities and learning styles. We recognize the invaluable role parents and teachers have in the developmental well-being of the children.

A Typical Day

(excerpted from brochure)

Your preschooler's day at La Petite Academy includes: Circle Time, Theme-related Learning Center Activity Time, Literacy and Language Enrichment Activities, Music and Movement, Outdoor Play, Lunch and Quiet Time.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school