First Step Preschool Inc. offers a developmentally age appropriate program for 15 months to 6 years old, with learning experiences to enhance the child's potential for growth and success during the early childhood years.
Our philosophy is that children be provided with a program that is Positive in its introduction to teachers, classroom routine, group play and more organized learning.
Developmentally appropriate with learning experiences to enhance their ability to make decisions and solve problems.
Attentive to the social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual and physical need of each child.
The education provided to your child at First Step Preschool is the most important at a younger age, when a child is able to learn at a quicker pace.
To better accommodate your child's learning and growing needs, we offer three programs, focused on your child's age and development.
Our facility offers a program that is both fun and educational allowing you child to grow in a setting that is safe, friendly and filled with love.
Activities are designed to be developmentally appropriate and focused on skills that that they will need not only going into kindergarten, but going into life.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 31 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

First Step Preschool ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students
31 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
First Step Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • First Step Preschool Inc. offers a developmentally age appropriate program for 15 months to 6 years old, with learning experiences to enhance the child's potential for growth and success during the early childhood years. Our philosophy is that children be provided with a program that is Positive in its introduction to teachers, classroom routine, group play and more organized learning. Developmentally appropriate with learning experiences to enhance their ability to make decisions and solve problems. Attentive to the social, emotional, cognitive, intellectual and physical need of each child. The education provided to your child at First Step Preschool is the most important at a younger age, when a child is able to learn at a quicker pace. To better accommodate your child's learning and growing needs, we offer three programs, focused on your child's age and development. Our facility offers a program that is both fun and educational allowing you child to grow in a setting that is safe, friendly and filled with love. Activities are designed to be developmentally appropriate and focused on skills that that they will need not only going into kindergarten, but going into life.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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When is the application deadline for First Step Preschool?

The application deadline for First Step Preschool is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 31 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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