The Kiddie Academy first opened its doors in 1981 in Maryland. Today, the national organization of preschools operates more than 100 facilities in nearly 25 states. It strives to provide its students with an individualized curriculum through its Life Essentials program. The Lakewood Ranch branch, located next to the Manatee Realtors Association and a picturesque pond, won the company's 2008 and 2009 Best Practices Award.
- Fax: 941-727-9423
- Hours: Mon 6:30am-6:30pm, Tue 6:30am-6:30pm, Wed 6:30am-6:30pm, Thur 6:30am-6:30pm, Fri 6:30am-6:30pm