About Us

General Information and  Philosophy                  

Angel Academy is a licensed family daycare / childcare / preschool in La Costa, California (lic#376621298) created to provide care and education based on Montessori philosophy and approach. Our clean, safe, and cozy school provides loving and attentive care for each child, along with a high-quality education. We emphasize need-based activities for the child and collaboration with the parents. Our daycare offers English, Japanese, Russian and Tamil as languages of accomodation and learning for the child.

 Angel Academy  fosters, honors and encourages ethnic diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, social class or religion.

Only vegetarian food is served  and accepted in school.

Our Staff

Our warm and nurturing multicultural environment is operated by caring and highly educated teachers graduated from the Association Montessori International (AMI) and Loyola College in Maryland. Teachers work with children one-on-one and in small groups.

Alla and Bala Ramaswamy are the owners and operators of Angel Academy. Alla and Bala bring a diverse background and many years of education to the school. They are compassionate and caring people with a passion for providing the best possible learning environment for children.

    Bala Ramaswamy, originally from  India, studied  Japanese language while lived and studied in Japan for  5 years (Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan - Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering/Computational & Applied Mathematics (1987),The Japanese Language School of  the International Academy - Diploma of Graduation in Japanese Language (1984)).
Bala was a professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Rice University in Houston, Texas until 1996 when he moved to California where he continued teaching in universities and colleges. In 2005 he received his Diploma of Graduation in Primary Teacher Training Course at Montessori Institute of San Diego (AMI) and M.Ed. from Loyola College in Maryland.

   Alla Ramaswamy, originally from Russia, earned her first degree at Kubanskiy State Technological University, Russia - M.A., Public Administration – 2001. She moved to the United States in 2007. In 2008 she took college level English class at Miracosta College.  In 2009 she received her Diploma of Graduation in Primary Teacher Training Course at Montessori Institute of San Diego (AMI) and in 2010 M.Ed. from Loyola University in Maryland.

Fees and Contact Information

Fees are based upon commitment of days and hours. An enrollment fee and annual material fee are required upon enrollment. We offer 10% discount for siblings. Sorry for inconvenience, we are in the process of changing our fees. All information you can get by e-mail or phone call.

Preschoolers 3-6 years old

Toddlers 2-3 years old

Infants (less than 24 months old)

Please contact us to schedule a school tour and learn how your child can benefit from our program.


Please call 760-633-1705 or email us at mail@angelacademy.org