Kiddie Academy of Cypresswood opened in late January at 13909 Mandolin Drive, Houston, near the intersection of Hwy. 249 and Cypresswood Drive.

The 10,500-square-foot educational child care facility is bringing 35 new jobs to the community and is expected to serve 187 students ages 3-12, according to a press release.

"Here at Kiddie Academy, our goal is to embrace every experience as a teachable moment and an invaluable opportunity for young children to learn, providing more value than just daycare services," owner TuCam Dinh said in a statement. “My team is dedicated to delivering the highest quality educational child care possible to positively shape the lives of the children and families of the Harris County community.”

Kiddie Academy has more than 270 locations across the U.S., and another 35 new facilities are slated to open within the next year. Curriculum at Kiddie Academy of Cypresswood promotes intellectual, social, physical and emotional growth, officials said. 346-388-6600.