The Best in Child Care, Infant Care, and Early Education

Licensed 5 Star Childcare
We have achieved the highest star rating available in North Carolina. Our teachers’ education levels exceed licensing standards.
Privately Owned
Cranfield Academy was founded in 2000 and is privately owned by Laura Pace (M.Ed.) & Todd Pace.
Nutritious Snacks & Meals
We employ a private chef to prepare whole fresh foods.
The Creative Curriculum
Our award winning curriculum focuses on developing cognitive & social emotional skills.
Excercise & Outdoors
Our children play outdoors twice daily and develop strong gross motor skills.
Welcome to Cranfield Academy

Now TWO locations!

11330 Carmel Commons Blvd.
1 block south of Carmel Rd. & Hwy. 51 near Fresh Market
Phone: 704-341-2233

11745 Providence Road
¾ mile south of I485 & Providence Rd. near Blakeney Shopping Center
Phone: 704-321-5555


At Cranfield Academy, our mission is to graduate happy children who exhibit a love of learning, show an active curiosity and are prepared for academic excellence. We base this mission on a simple respect for each child's development, allowing them to learn at their own pace through hands-on exploration. Our program builds language and social skills in combination with a strong self-esteem and sense of accomplishment.

Charlotte Magazine Press Release

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