• STEP (Starting Towards Excellence in Preschool) is a 
    locally (LCPS) and State-funded (Virginia Preschool Initiative) program that serves 4 year old children who reside in certain geographical areas in LCPS. Students
    are found eligible through certain criteria.  Children 
    must be 4 years old on or before September 30 to be eligible for STEP.


    Children attend STEP Preschool for 3 hours 5 days 
    a week.  There is a morning session (7:50 to 10:50) 
    and an afternoon session (11:35 to 2:35). 15 children 
    may be enrolled in each session.  Children are 
    provided with transportation to and from school.


    Information for the STEP Preschool 
    may be obtained by calling 


    STEP Information