Dear Parents,

Thank you for visiting our website. Lacey’s Petit Academy is a privately owned and family operated childcare center in Maplewood, New Jersey since 2005. I was a working mom and I valued the excellent quality childcare that my children received. When I decided to open a childcare center I wanted to give back to the families an exceptional experience of high quality childcare at an affordable price.

At Lacey’s Petit Academy we believe that the children are our future and we feel that by creating a stimulating environment where the children can learn, play and grow will ensure their success. Our number one goal is to create an environment where your child can feel safe and well nurtured.

In addition, we believe that partnering with our parents is important for the healthy growth and development of your child.

We hope that you find this website helpful and that we were able to assist you in answering any questions you may have regarding the policies, procedures and regulations governing our school.

Please stop in and visit our center. We look forward to seeing you!

Pauline Lacey

Our number one goal is to create an environment where your child can feel safe and well nurtured.

Everything we do is based on our child-centered

Philosophy & Mission

Our Programs


Each infant has an individualized daily plan and they receive personal attention…

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At Lacey’s Petit Academy we’ve added enrichment activities to give your child a rich experience for learning and fun.

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Our Pre-K program was designed to have the children fully prepared to enter Kindergarten.

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Our toddlers are learning through play with ample time for social emotional development and exploration.

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The goal of our summer program is simple our plan is to ensure that the children have fun in a safe and nurturing environment!

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Find answers to the questions our parents ask most often at Lacey’s Petit Academy.

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Additional information including forms, fees, hours and holiday schedule, etc.

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Reviews & Endorsements

“Awesome Daycare! My son has been going to the school for almost a year now and I have to say it has been a great experience. The teachers are caring and loving to the kids.”

– Marie V.

Reviews & Endorsements

“My two sons attended Lacey’s Petit Academy and my youngest son has been there since he was 5 months old. It is a great learning environment and the teachers are really creative, fun loving and caring.”

– Michelle P.

Reviews & Endorsements

“My daughter attended from 5 months old to 5 years old and this school was such a blessing to my family. She was very prepared for Kindergarten and the transition to Elementary school.”

– Beth S.

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