Founded in 2011, Grace Kids Academy is a faith-based childcare center formed with the intent to help the needs of families in North Philadelphia while providing a secure, nurturing, and educational environment for children; a place for children to bloom into responsible, considerate and contributing members of society. Grace Kids Academy wants all children to have the opportunity to grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually by playing, exploring, and learning with others in a fun, safe and healthy environment.
Stefanie is one of the owners of Grace Kids Academy. Stefanie has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Management and a second Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education. She believes that all kids deserve to have a safe educational environment to learn and grow in and strives every day to provide a place that makes an impact in the life of every child that comes through Grace Kids Academy.
Leslie has worked for Grace Kids Academy since 2012. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Puerto Rico and Director's Credential from Arcadia University. Leslie has a strong desire to create loving environments for children full of educational activities that help children grow. She is committed to maintaining a high quality service to benefit the community.
Lourdes is one of the founders of Grace Kids Academy. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from the University of Puerto Rico. She has over 25 years of experience as a teacher of children of all ages. Lourdes believes there is a great impact that caregivers can have in children and strives to be an advocate for children's education.
Grace Kids Academy offers child daycare and educational services with guidance from a curriculum that uses current research and knowledge about high-quality early childhood programs for children from infant age to preschool age.
Develop the whole child by providing high quality, affordable care and early childhood education services in the Philadelphia area.
Encourage the total development of each child: spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional, and physical.
Recognize that each child is an individual; that all children are creative; that all children need to succeed.
Provide a strong foundation for their academic future.
Teach concepts to children that they can carry with them as they move on to elementary years.
Demonstrate to each child that they are loved by God.