Lexington/West Columbia

Lexington/West Columbia, SC


3912 Leaphart Road 
West Columbia, SC 29169
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Our Classes

  • Infant – 6 weeks to 12 months
  • Toddler – 12 – 24 months
  • Threes
  • Fours
  • Spanish Immersion Preschool
  • Afterschool/School Age
  • Summer Camp

Special Programs

  • Immersion
  • Soccer Shots
  • Creative Movement and Dance
  • Baby Signs
  • Baby Yoga

Center Hours

6:30 am – 6:00 pm

School Pickup Locations

  • Meadow Glen Elementary
  • Oak Grove Elementary
  • Pineview Elementary

Cheri Smith

Center Director

Cheri Smith is the Operations Specialist for five Big Blue Marble Academy locations, as well as Center Director of Big Blue Marble Academy Leaphart location.

Cheri has over 30 years in experience in early care and education. Throughout her career, she has held positions as regional director, center director, and regional area trainer. Her experience ranges from supervising multi-centers, staff training, implementing programs, curriculum and marketing services of program to potential clients. 

Smith’s location, one of our highest performing centers, has become a training center for other centers in the area. Her valuable leadership serves her dual role well, as she is able to mentor new directors, oversee center directors, assist to ensure compliance for licensing, oversee training requirements and overall operational support for these five midlands area locations in South Carolina. 

She has been married for over 25 years and has three children. 

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