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About Cadence Academy Preschool in Chesterfield, MO

Welcome to Cadence Academy, Chesterfield! We understand that finding the right child care provider can be difficult for many families and we’re to help you in any way that we can. Our preschool offers nurturing daycare services for infants and toddlers, educational preschool programs that are proven to prepare young minds for future success, and summer camp and before & after school care for elementary students.

Our school is a member of the Cadence Education Family of Schools and we changed our name from West County Day School to Cadence Academy Preschool, Chesterfield in September 2019. This change is part of our school’s ongoing commitment to providing families in Chesterfield the best preschool programming possible.

Preschool & Childcare Programs

Kind Child

Kind Child LogoPreschool children need to have positive interpersonal experiences at a young age so they can develop the social skills needed to succeed in elementary school and as adults. Kind Child is a program that allows us to nurture and strengthen social skills and develop character. We focus on social and emotional skills every month within our Ascend Curriculum and introduce positive character traits such as a Positive Self-Image, Respect, and Thankfulness every two months. Our objective is to elevate the emotional well-being of each child in our care and encourage positive friendships!

An Exceptional Education

Ascend Curriculum LogoCadence Academy is proud to offer preschool children an exceptional education that will serve them for years to come. Our Ascend Curriculum is skill-based and provides us a connected framework that progressively builds skill sets across 9 subject areas like Literacy, Technology, Spanish, and Physical Fitness every month.

Important skills are taught at every age level from Infant to Pre-Kindergarten and fine-tuned just before kindergarten in our popular Kindergarten Club program. Testing shows that this skill-based approach to early education is extremely effective at preparing children for kindergarten.

Getting to Our Preschool

Cadence Academy, Chesterfield is conveniently located less than a mile from I-64 in Chesterfield, Missouri. You’ll want to get off the I-64 at Olive Boulevard and turn left into Hilltown Village Center. We’re on the north side of Olive at 15405 Olive Blvd, Chesterfield, MO 63017.

Our Team

Carrie McKee

Carrie McKee


I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and an Associates of Applied Science in Early Childhood Education. I have worked in education for 20 years and have spent the last eight as a director. I have two school-aged daughters who are also looking forward to being part of Cadence Academy!

Amanda Kocher

Amanda Kocher

Assistant Director

I absolutely love watching each child that I work with learn and grow. I have been in the Early Childhood field since 2002 and received a degree in Early Childhood from Webster University in 2004. I have taught infants through 1st grade, with a year as an SSD Para-educator. I have also worked as a mentor to new teachers, coordinated fundraising events, planned and organized School-Aged summer camps, and attended Professional Development conferences geared toward early learners. I am trained in Conscious Discipline and was a member of the Character Education Committee at Windsor Elementary.

I am the proud mother of 2 very energetic children. When we’re not at school, we love to spend time outdoors, go to the library, have dance parties, and watch movies. We also enjoy visiting our friends and family as often as possible. We are so excited to be a part of the Cadence Academy Family!

Reviews from Parents

4.8 Rating based on 46 Reviews Leave A Review
Brandon Bohot • Google
We have our two sons here. Our oldest had a hard time moving but he loves his teacher and always tell us about Mrs Margaret. He tells us she’s always taking great care of him and was asking about her when she was gone one day. Everyone is very friendly and our kids are taken great care of here. It is also very clean and organized in all of the the rooms with great structure. I definitely recommend Cadence Academy.
Keeyan Parker • Google
My son has enjoyed going to school at Cadence! He’s always been the youngest in his class, but the teachers have been so great at catering to his learning needs. He speaks so well for his age and we attribute a lot of that to his teachers. We appreciate all that they do!
Vy Pham • Google
Cadence Academy Preschool is my son's favorite preschool. He has a lot of fun at Cadence. The teachers are very active and provided many creative themed-activities for kids to learn through play. So, my son is well-prepared for Kindergarten. My son also enjoys the Spanish class, he can speak several words as well as sing Spanish songs. We love how the school and the teachers communicate with parents through app and email reports of everyday activities with photos and descriptions. Therefore, we can have better discussion and connection with our son about his school day. We highly recommend Candence Academy Preschool for anyone who is looking for a high-quality & child-centered preschool.
Jessica McKinley • Google
We sent our older son to Cadence Academy at 1.5 years and boy did we see progress emotionally and educational growth quickly. With our second son he started at 1 year and he is leaps and bounds ahead of other children at different schools. My boys love their teachers and the teachers always go above and beyond for my boys. Can’t say enough good things about Cadence. Very satisfied!

Cadence Academy Preschool

Chesterfield, MO

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Preparing Your Child To THRIVE

Your child is unique, and we are happy to provide an educational, fun, and nurturing environment where each child can develop and thrive in order to build a bright future with unlimited possibilities.