About Us



Nettles Academy was established in 1993 under the leadership of Tina Thomas, the founder and owner. She has over 20 years of childcare experience and she enjoys working with the young.

Nettles Academy has been providing childcare services to the community of Jefferson and Orleans. We currently are licensed for 71+ students ages 6-weeks to 5-years old.

Our staff is dedicated and well trained in the early childhood creative curriculum. Be assured that your child's experience at Nettles will be filled with care, fun and learning.



Nettles Academy Quick Facts

  • Class 'A' Day Care Center by the State of Louisiana
  • 25+ years of Early Childhood Experience
  • Certified Teachers
  • Summer Camp for students aged 2 - 9 years old
  • Nutritional Meals Provided
  • Site Tours Encouraged & Available
  • Secure Center - Surveillance & Biometrics Equiped
  • Part-Time Nurse On-Site
  • Does NOT discriminate against National Origin, Race, Age, Color, Religion, Sex or Disabilities.