Welcome to Starting Towards Excellence in Preschool

      at Heritage High School


    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-VPI Inclusion Preschool for 3 hours 5 days a week.  There is a morning session (8:30 to 11:30) 
    and an afternoon session (12:15 to 3:15). 16 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