Tiny City Academy is a learning preschool that serves children from the ages of 6 weeks to 12 years old. At TCA, we pride ourselves on our distinguished core values as well as our differentiated learning. 



Tiny City Academy believes in instilling the love of learning in children in order for them to reach their full potential throughout their journey. We aim to reach each student individually, catering to every child's needs in the goal of becoming lifelong learners.


We are dedicated to teaching our children our core values of Excellence and Community through role modeling, evidence based state of the art curriculum and through engage hands on learning. Our mission is to create a safe learning environment where students can flourish to become an essential part of the community. 

Director, Tiny City Academy

Lina Benkirane


Her lifelong dream has always been to help children thrive in a school setting. Lina holds a decade of experience working with children as both an elementary school teacher and a school administrator.  While teaching elementary school in a public-school in Charlotte, North Carolina and Tampa, Florida, Lina was able to acquire the necessary skills and teaching techniques for childhood development. In her capacity as interim director at a local preschool, Lina complemented her teaching skills by actively managing all aspects of the school's administration, from teacher oversight to quality control. Prior to this, she worked closely with  admission offices across the country to provide placement and school guidance to students. This multifaceted experience has equipped Lina with the necessary skills to foster the development of Tiny City Academy's  students to become lifelong learners.  Lina holds a Bachelor's in Business Administration from St. Leo University, holds a teaching degree from (The Educators prep Institute of Hillsborough) and obtained her Elementary license in Both North Carolina and Florida.








We are located at 21019 Forum Terrace Sterling, VA 20166