A Child Centered Approach

La Piazza Academy celebrates the great potential of young children, with the goal of nurturing creative, self-motivated, life-long learners.


Inspired by the Reggio Emilia Philosophy, and a progressive approach, we focus on the principles of respect, responsibility, and community. Our teachers create a context for learning in which students can become engaged in interesting activities that encourages and facilitates learning.


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“Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write and count. Childhood is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace which is right for each individual child”

– Anonymous


Through daily experiences, children are introduced to key concept words and phrases and the natural rhythm of Standard Mandarin.

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Children are exposed to rich musical cultures and learn a variety of songs that help develop early literacy and social-emotional skills in a fun, caring environment.

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The after school enrichment program provides an opportunity for children to engage in fun activities such as Gymnastics, Creative Art, Ballet , Soccer and more.

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Clay, college, painting , construction, light and shadows are some of the many opportunities that are offered to children to explore and create.

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The children work in small groups: this allows them to learn to work together, suggest ideas , discuss , reach consensus , develop research projects, and have a deeper understanding of complex concepts

La Piazza Academy’s interior spaces are open, natural, and carefully arranged to promote active and intentional learning.

Natural Playground, Butterfly Garden, Outdoor Lunch Area, Water & Sensory Space, and our Community Garden, where children have the opportunity to have a direct relationship with nature.

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La Piazza Academy is located in Coral Gables near the Village of Merrick Park, and it’s minutes away from Brickell, Coconut Grove, South Miami and Pinecrest.

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