Neighborhood Preschool


45 Chesser Park Drive
Chelsea, AL 35043
(205) 882-3350

7:00am – 6:00pm 

*Early drop-off is available for an additional fee.

  • Chelsea Park Elementary
  • Forest Oaks Elementary

Our state-of-the-art 10,000 square foot facility is located on a beautiful 2.16 acre lot on Chesser Park Drive directly behind Applebee’s at the entrance of Chesser Plantation. The center features ten classrooms, a full-service commercial kitchen, a private room for nursing mothers, secure access controls on all exterior doors, and high resolution cameras throughout the building’s interior and exterior. Age-appropriate playgrounds are located immediately outside of each classroom for easy access. The playgrounds also include a large activity court and a gazebo.

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Cherita Cook


Hi, I’m Cherita Cook, the Director for AIM Academy of Chelsea. I have almost 20 years of early childhood education experience as both a teacher and an administrator. I have an associates degree in early childhood education. Prior to joining AIM Academy, I was the director of The Joshua School, a program in Colorado for children with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities.
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Kinikia McCoy

Assistant Director

Hi, I’m Kinikia McCoy, the Assistant Director for AIM Academy of Chelsea. I have a passion for young children and have worked as a teacher or an administrator for the past 17+ years. I joined AIM Academy in 2023 from another Birmingham area center.

Learn More About Us

Are you ready to take the next step? You can click the links below to Contact Us with any additional questions you may have, take your own virtual tour of our school, or schedule your personalized tour of our school to meet our management team and teachers. We would love the opportunity to meet you and your family to learn more about your specific needs.

Our tuition rates are presented after ACH discount. You must pay via ACH to receive the applicable weekly ($10) or monthly ($43) ACH discount.

Preschool Transition
Full Time$1,214$280
5 Half Days$849$196
3 Full Days (M, W, & F)$971$224
2 Full Days (T & T)$728$168
Full Time$1,127$260
5 Half Days$789$182
3 Full Days$902$208
2 Full Days$676$150
Full Time$1,084$250
5 Half Days$759$175
3 Full Days$867$200
2 Full Days$650$150
After School$390$90
Watch Me Grow$75