Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Placeholder text here. First Steps Academy is a ministry of Calvary Orlando. It is our belief that children are a gift from God and should be nurtured through biblical standards and practices. It is our desire to assist in the development of the whole person — body, mind, and spirit. By maintaining a positive and stimulating learning environment that challenges and rewards each child, education excellence can be achieved.

Where are you located?

First Steps is located right off of I-4 between the Par Avenue and Fairbanks Avenue exits. We are between downtown Orlando and Altamonte. Our center is located within Calvary Orlando, a five story building with mirrors along the top. The entrance to First Steps is on the south side of the campus, closest to Par Avenue.

Do I need an appointment to visit?

No, you do not need an appointment to visit. We have an Open Door policy, allowing prospective families to tour at their convenience. Tours may be limited between 12:30 P.M. and 3:00 P.M. due to the children napping. However, we are happy to host you at any time. You can make an appointment to be sure a Director is available for your tour. Please call the office for scheduling. 407-647-3400.

Do you have any openings?

Enrollment fluctuates throughout the year. Call the office at (407) 647-3400 and ask about current openings.

What are your hours of operation?

First Steps is open Monday through Friday from 6:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. VPK hours are from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M., with wraparound care options available.

Do you offer any discount programs?

Yes, First Steps accepts School Readiness (4C). Your certificate will need to be present upon enrollment. First Steps also offers a multiple child discount. Please see the Director for further details.

Do you offer part-time care?

We offer only full-time care for our infants and toddlers. For our preschoolers, we offer 3-day, 4-day, and 5-day options.

Hablamos Español?

Si, hablamos español. Algunas maestras son bilingües y ambas recepcionistas son bilingües.

What are your prices?

Please see our Weekly Tuition Rates Here!

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accredited early education program for preschool and daycare