The Little Red Schoolhouse of Metairie is a state licensed, Type 1 center. The Little Red Cottage is the infant and early childhood program of The Little Red Schoolhouse. Applications can be submitted online, and children will be accepted on the basis of availability. If a placement is not available at the time of online application, the applicant will be added to the wait list. Parents will be notified upon available openings and a tour will be scheduled.  The Little Red Schoolhouse of Metairie and its staff will not discriminate against a child based on race, color, creed, sex, national origin, handicap, ancestry or whether a child is being breastfed.

The Little Red Schoolhouse was established in 1975. The school is licensed by the State of Louisiana Department of Education and complies with all standards put forth by the department. It is licensed by Jefferson Parish and Louisiana Board of Health as well as the State Fire Marshal. The school is owned and under the directorship of Connie Richardson and Debbie Schweter.

The Little Red Cottage program cares for children between the ages of six weeks and two years old. The Little Red Schoolhouse program is a preschool setting designed for children two years old to five years old. Both programs operate Monday-Friday from 7:30am to 6:00pm, twelve months a year, except for holidays listed.

As educators, we feel that school is an extension of the home, providing an environment that encourages curiosity and discovery. Our friendly staff is well trained with the ability to love and nurture their students while modeling great principles. Our programs are committed to educating the whole child, promoting social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.