Authentic Spanish Immersion
& Faith-Based Education
A Warm Community Where
Everyone's a Part of Our Family

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Albuquerque & Rio Rancho, NM

Spanish Immersion Connects Them To Culture + Boosts School Performance

Our teachers guide all lessons and activities in Spanish, allowing your child to develop a second language, becoming immersed in new cultures while improving their communication skills. Learning Spanish has also been shown to improve memory, concentration, and critical-thinking skills—giving them an academic boost!

Faith-Based Learning Builds A Strong Moral Compass

Not only does your little one strengthen their faith and connection to God, but here they can enjoy a safe spiritual environment to express themselves, develop a more resilient character, and feel a greater connection to the community around them.

Proudly Recognized For Our Top-Quality Care & Education!

Expertise, Best Preschool In Albuquerque, 2022
NAEYC Accredited From 2010 To Present
NM Prek Grant Award From 2017 To Present
Family Friendly Business 2024
Family Friendly Business 2021 To Present

Loving Teachers That Deliver The Attention They Deserve

Your child will love interacting with their teachers on the playground and in the classroom. Teachers bring love, smiles, and nurturing energy into your child’s day, ensuring they feel comfortable, seen, and heard throughout their journey.

Family-Owned Care That Puts You & Your Child First

Owners are a proud military and Christian family, working to make a difference in the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho communities. They believe every child deserves access to quality early childhood education and serve one family at a time with love and excellence. When you walk through the doors of La Esperanza Child Development Center, you’re immediately part of the family.

Here’s How Owners Serve Their Communities:

A Natural & Incredible Playground Energizes Their Outdoor Adventures

Our outdoor playland houses plenty of structures and tools made from natural materials—forging a stronger connection with nature. Plus, a basketball court, age-separated areas, big spaces, and onsite gardens make for safe, immersive, and ultra-fun daily outdoor experiences.

New Mexico ECECD 5-Star Rating

We Hold The Highest Nationally- & State-Accredited Rating To Show Our Dedication To Improvement!

A Curriculum Designed For Fun, Engagement, & Success

Using the Creative Curriculum© empowers your child with confidence and creativity through research-backed, play-based, hands-on investigations. They dabble in all essential school skills, including language, literacy, and mathematics throughout the day.

Science, Tech, Math, & More Build Real-World Skills

Welcome to the hands-on, innovative world of science, tech, engineering, art, and math. Your little one gets a deep dive on incredible projects that teach them to build practical, real-world knowledge and skills that allow them to succeed in future classrooms—and careers.

Bible Classes, Tae Kwon Do, Music, & Art Enrichments

Teachers guide your child through Bible classes, teaching them lifelong lessons and strengthening their faith. Tae Kwon Do, music, and art enrichments also open the door to new interests and talents that build their well-rounded early on set of skills.

Small Class Ratios Mean More Attention & Care

You’ll love knowing your child receives the care, attention, and love they need to flourish. With small class sizes, teachers get to know your child’s strengths, interests, and areas for growth, and tailor lessons to match their specific needs—improving their school performance and success.
Age Group Our Ratios State Ratios
School Age

Fuel Their Mind & Body!

Enjoy A State-Approved, Nut-Free, Home-Cooked Meal Program, All Included In Your Tuition

State-Approved & Home-Cooked Meals Included In Your Tuition

State-Approved & Home-Cooked Meals Included In Your Tuition

Your little one chomps down on incredibly tasty, home-cooked, nut-free meals daily. With a state-approved food program, your child receives the proper nutrition they need to fully develop and fuel their growing mind. The best part? Everything is included in tuition.

Safety Measures That Ensure Their Protection

Your child’s learning facilities are primed with state-of-the-art restricted access controls, security cameras, and fenced-in yards, ensuring their safety at all times. Plus, CPR-certified teachers bring their training and readiness to diligently watch over them.

Clean, Sparkling, & Fresh Spaces Keep Them Healthy

Teachers sanitize all toys and spaces throughout the day, and professional cleaners give the center a deep clean daily, keeping all spaces germ-free. Electrostatic sprayers also work hard to zap away even the tiniest of microbes to keep your little one healthy and energized.

Exciting Events Bring The Family & Community Together

Come feel part of a community that feels like your second family. Tons of exciting events like Potluck Picnics, Trunk or Treat, Spirit Weeks, Día Del Nino, and more spark the fun, allow you to meet other incredible families, and become immersed in our tight-knit community.

Hear What Parents Have To Say...

"I’m thrilled with my decision to enroll my kids..."
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My kids attend the Rio Rancho location, and the teachers care for my girls. They are excellent, caring, and loving. My 5-year-old cried when she left and cried to go back. Her quality teachers have a heart of gold. I’m thrilled with my decision to enroll my kids here.

- Dionne

"The staff was always friendly at pickup and drop-off..."
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La Esperanza stepped in at the last minute when our regular daycare was unavailable for a month. They’re meticulous about keeping the center clean, and the staff was always friendly at pickup and drop-off.

- Jacinta

"The team at La Esperanza is professional, passionate..."
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My baby started attending La Esperanza when she was 12 weeks old. From day one, her teachers were so loving and caring. The teachers are experienced caregivers and have helped guide me through some of my baby’s milestones as a new mother. The team at La Esperanza is professional, passionate, exceptional, and caring!

- Felicia

"My daughter has excelled in learning Spanish..."
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An excellent, caring group of teachers that provide a strong Christian and bilingual education. My daughter has excelled in learning Spanish, and I’m told she has no accent!

- Michelle

"the staff does everything they can to ensure we’re happy..."
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A wonderful school for your children because You’re not just paying for a babysitter; they teach your children so much. My son learned basic sign language at a young age, and now, he can speak Spanish and English. The staff does everything they can to ensure we’re happy.

- Hope

"They have an excellent environment for kids and honest..."
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The best daycare in Albuquerque’s North West area! They have an excellent environment for kids and honest, kind staff. I’m glad and relaxed now that my son is in good care at La Esperanza. Thank you.

- Shalaka

"my child has learned so much in Spanish and English..."
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My family and children love this daycare and kindergarten. The staff is beyond the best! It is a bilingual facility, and my child has learned so much in Spanish and English. I am so glad we found La Esperanza Child Development Center.

- Reyes

"I appreciate them for the care they have provided..."
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My children have been attending La Esperanza ABQ for almost a year now. My kids love going there. They love the teachers, have good friends, and have had a great learning experience. I appreciate them for the care they have provided our family.

- Eugenia

"The staff here is fantastic, and they genuinely care..."
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I have been taking my son here since he was four months old, and he enjoys it. The staff here is fantastic, and they genuinely care about the children. I really can’t say enough good about them. They are bilingual, and I love that my son already understands so much Spanish. It is a skill that will stay with him forever.

- Terie



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