In 2022, L'Academy acquired My Preschool which had been in operation since 2018.
Click the “Subscribe & Tour” button and our Center Director will reach out to you to schedule a tour. A tour is required for enrollment. Come and find out how L'Academy uncovers children’s cognitive potential through Spanish and Mandarin immersion curriculum.
Our ultimate goal is to develop each child mindfully with love and logic through a language-rich playful curriculum! Come and see our classrooms, meet the site staff and get all of your questions answered. Children are welcome!
Center offers Mandarin and Spanish Immersion.
Director Name: Katie Wright
Licence Number: 343624191
Closures for Holidays & Teacher In-Service Days:
● 2 Teacher-in-Service Days (Good Friday and Indigenous Peoples Day)
● Labor Day
● Veterans Day
● Thanksgiving Day
● Day after Thanksgiving
● Winter Break (From Christmas Eve to New Year’s Day)
● Martin Luther King Jr. Day
● President’s Day
● Memorial Day
● Juneteenth Day
● Independence Day
If a public holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday will be observed the Friday before or the Monday after. Please refer to the school calendar for specific closure dates. Note that tuition will be due in full every month irrespective of school closures or holidays.
Monday - Friday | 7:30am - 5:30pm
12m - 6 Years, Mandarin or Spanish Immersion
2820 Eastern St, Sacramento, CA 95821
Director : Katie Wright
Ms. Katie is the program director at the Sacramento Arden Carmichael L’Academy location. Before becoming a program director, she taught at Cadence Academy for four years, teaching preschool for three years and founding and teaching their kindergarten program for a year. She also has experience as a substitute teacher and as a behavioral aid for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Ms. Katie has always known from a young age that she wanted a career working with children and discovered her love for Early Childhood Education after substituting at preschools.
Ms. Katie has a bachelor’s degree in child development from California State University, Sacramento, and is currently working on her master’s degree in the same subject. She is also pursuing a Sonography certification in her spare time.
Ms. Katie was born and raised in the Sacramento area, and still resides outside of Midtown, Sacramento. Her favorite part of working in childcare is getting to see children learn new things that they did not know before, especially language! She also enjoys coaching teachers in their classrooms and helping them reach their educational goals. In her free time, Ms. Katie enjoys collecting and reading books, being outdoors, and spending time with her boyfriend and family, especially her two nephews, Cole and Jack. She is also a fur mom to two cats, Phoebe and Silvia.
Teacher : Sisi
Ms. Sisi is a head teacher in our three-year-old classroom and one of our Mandarin teachers. She worked as a toddler teacher with My Preschool until the ownership transferred to L’Academy in March 2022 and she joined our team. She also has experience working in an after-school program for two years teaching Mandarin to students in the Bay Area. She loves working with children and chose to pursue Early Childhood Education because they make her happy, and she enjoys the play aspect of teaching younger children.
Ms. Sisi is a fully qualified Early Childhood Education teacher and completed her teaching qualifications at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. She also earned a bachelor's degree in Chinese Medicine when she still lived in China.
Ms. Sisi was born in China and moved to the United States approximately 19 years ago. She moved back to China for about seven years before finding her way to the Bay Area in California and eventually Sacramento. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and cooking.
Teacher : Hebe
Ms. Hebe is a head teacher in our three-year-old classroom, and is also one of our Mandarin teachers. She taught preschool under My Preschool for a year before L’Academy took ownership in March 2022, and also has previous experience teaching sports to high school students in China for three years. When she moved to the US, she was very curious about teaching preschool and decided to give it a try, and the rest is history.
Ms. Hebe is a fully qualified early childhood Education teacher and completed her schooling at Theoria Technical College. She also has an associate degree in accounting from China.
Ms. Hebe was born and raised in China and moved to the United States in September of 2021 with her husband. She loves being active, and enjoys activities like hiking and working out.
Teacher : Bah
Ms. Bah is a fully qualified head teacher in our two-year-old classroom. She has previous experience teaching children for three years in Liberia and worked for two years under My Preschool before joining the L’Academy team in March 2022. She became a teacher because she is passionate about children’s educational and emotional development and aims to eventually open her own preschool one day.
Ms. Bah has an associate degree in Child Development from American River College.
Ms. Bah was born and raised in Liberia and moved to the United States in 2018. She is married and lives in Citrus Heights, California. She is very social and loves to meet and interact with new people. She also loves to travel, cook, and dance.
Teacher : Kylie
Ms. Kylie is a fully qualified head teacher in our two-year-old classroom and one of our Mandarin teachers. She has previous experience teaching preschool for three years when she lived in China and joined the L’Academy team in March of 2022.
Ms. Kylie has an associate degree in business and business administration from Ohlone College in Fremont, California and completed her Early Childhood Education teacher qualifications at Theoria Technical College. She also is certified in Sensory Integration, an area of therapeutic practice similar to occupational therapy that helps identify, intervene, and remedify children with sensory processing issues.
Ms. Kylie was born and raised in China and moved to the US in August of 2021 when her husband took a job in the Bay Area. Her hobbies include baking, cleaning, and exploring national parks with her husband.
Teacher : Teresa
Ms. Teresa is a teacher’s assistant in our preschool classroom and a school floater, helping out wherever she is needed throughout the day. She started as a preschool teacher assistant under My Preschool for a year before joining the L’Academy team when we took over ownership in March 2022. She is also one of our Spanish teachers. Ms. Teresa has three years of experience working with WIC, a special supplemental nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children, first as a receptionist then as a WIC store manager.
Ms. Teresa is going to be starting her Early Childhood Education teacher qualifications in fall of 2022 and is also planning on pursuing a career in cosmetology.
Ms. Teresa was born in Mexico and moved to the United States when she was eight years old. She is a mother of two girls and loves spending time with her family. She also enjoys drawing and art, is a self-proclaimed animal lover, and considers herself a very shy but friendly person.
Teacher : Sheila
Ms. Sheila is our teacher’s assistant in our preschool classroom, as well as one of our Spanish teachers. Ms. Sheila worked with two-year-olds under My Preschool for three months, and rejoined our team once we changed ownership to L’Academy in March 2022. She also has experience in medical assisting and previously pursued a nursing degree until she fell in love with working with children and decided to change her career path to pursue Early Childhood Education instead.
Ms. Sheila is completing her Early Childhood Education teacher qualifications in fall of 2022.
Ms. Sheila was born in Mexico and moved to the US with her mother when she was 14 years old. Her siblings and father still live in Mexico and she visits from time to time. Ms. Sheila is also a mother of two, a son and a daughter, loves to spend time with her kids, and is a self-proclaimed coffee lover.
Teacher : Irma
Ms. Irma is our head teacher in our preschool classroom, and one of our Spanish teachers. She taught in the three-year-old classroom under My Preschool for a year before becoming our head preschool teacher when L’Academy took ownership of My Preschool in March 2022. She also has four years of experience in the Roble school district, starting as a yard duty and eventually becoming an assistant preschool teacher, and taught in a Montessori program for a year as well.
Ms. Irma is a fully qualified preschool teacher and completed her Early Childhood Education at American River College. She is currently furthering her education and taking classes in preschool program administration.
Ms. Irma was born in Mexico and moved to the United States when she was three years old. She has four children and one grandchild, and loves anything outdoors, including hiking, swimming, and camping. She also loves helping others and putting others first.