15 Years Of Dedication & Service
To Families Like Yours!
Care Rooted In Excellence,
Quality, & Love

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Albuquerque & Rio Rancho, NM

Our visionary leaders, Ruth and Leo, transitioned from the world of corporate America to establish La Esperanza Child Development Center 15 years ago. Fueled by a desire for safety, cleanliness, education, Spanish language immersion, and a Christian environment, they created this childcare center to meet the unique needs of families seeking a well-rounded approach to their children’s development.
We consider ourselves an extension of each child’s family, collaborating closely with parents to ensure a unified blend of faith and learning. With 15 years of unwavering commitment, La Esperanza stands as a testament to the vision and dedication that continues to shape the early years of countless children in our community.

Proudly Recognized For High-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 2021 To Present
Family-Owned Care That Puts You & Your Child First

Family-Owned Care That Puts You & Your Child First

Introducing Ruth and Leo, an esteemed military and Christian family dedicated to positively impacting their communities. Rooted in the belief that every child deserves exceptional early childhood education, Leo and Ruth are committed to serving families with love and excellence, focusing on one family at a time. Stepping into La Esperanza Child Development Center, you seamlessly become a cherished member of our extended family.

Here’s How Ruth & Leo Serve Their Communities:

New Mexico ECECD 5-Star Rating

Our Center Holds The Highest Nationally- & State-Accredited Rating, Displaying Our Dedication To Improvement!

Core Values

Spanish Immersion

Nurturing an environment where children not only gain competence in Spanish but also flourish in their first language, laying the foundation for effective bilingual development.

Christian Foundation

Encouraging a child's full potential in a secure and caring Christian environment, building values that contribute to their growth and well-being throughout their developmental journey.

Holistic Development

Providing a safe, nurturing, and loving educational space promotes comprehensive growth in social-emotional, physical, language, and cognitive domains.

Nurturing Educators

Offering children dedicated teachers capable of guiding their learning process while ensuring families feel supported and nurtured in their journey.

Community Support

Demonstrating compassion to families and employees, creating a community that offers support and empowerment.
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