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Chris Jackson
Mark Dixon





Welcome to First Step Preschool!

Black Forest Community Church
(719) 495-0146


First Step Preschool is a licensed, non-profit site. We participated in the Qualistar Ratings Program, and received 4 out of 4 stars rating! Qualistar is an organization that rates early learning centers in different categories.(For excerpts from the report, click here.)

First Step Preschool is owned by the Black Forest Community Church (United Church of Christ) and has proudly served the Black Forest community (including Colorado Springs, Falcon, Peyton and Monument) for over 20 years.

UPCOMING School Year 2016-2017

    for returning students: Feb 1-11, 2016
    for new students: starts Feb 12, 2016

Learn more about Registration & Tuition: click here. Details on Class Sessions & Fees: click here.

Open House: Wed., Aug. 10, 2016
    For T-Th students, 4:30pm - 5:15pm
    For M-W-F students, 5:30pm - 6:15pm
    For M-T-W-Th-F students, either time may be used

School Start (M-W-F classes): Mon., Aug. 15, 2016
School Start (T-Th classes): Tues., Aug. 16, 2016

Sharing time with friends Our learning program is designed as a social, educational, recreational and Christian environment in which children can grow physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially and spiritually. Teacher-directed and child-directed activities are provided each day, focusing on all areas of development including a second language, Spanish.

All of our learning materials and Montessori equipment are age-appropriate and arranged in the following areas: Sensory Development, Practical Life, Language, Mathematics, Science, Art, Music, Books, Blocks and Dramatic Play Area. We make sure that we cover all of the State Educational benchmarks for kindergarten readiness. Our program is reinforced with select Montessori methods. Art Exploration

First Step Preschool is located southeast of the corner of Shoup Road and Black Forest Road. We are located downstairs of the building to the east of the old Log Church Building. Our address is:

6845 Shoup Road
Black Forest, CO 80908

Here is a map of where we are located. For directions, please click here.

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