•        STEP   Welcome to STEP Preschool

                                              at Meadowland Elementary


                                  Wendy Adler and Lisa Allison
    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. 
    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