First Step Preschool

  • 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.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students31 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade First Step Preschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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