• Steps Ahead


    Nurturing care for your 3-5 year old!


    • Experienced, friendly and nurturing staff.
    • Care that meets a wide range of needs for children and families.
    • Builds independence, confidence and skills needed for kindergarten.


    • Fun and creative learning opportunities in the areas of literacy, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), music and large muscle play.
    • Kindergarten readiness using the HighScope curriculum.

    Child Requirements

    • Children must be at least 3 years of age and not yet in kindergarten.
    • Children must be toilet trained.

    Locations & Schedule

    • Option of 2-5 days per week.
    • Open 6am - 6pm.
    • Locations at Central Learning Center and Lino Lakes Elementary STEM School.

    Contact the Childcare office at (651) 982-8365 or email Nancy Siefert at nsiefert@flaschools.org 

  • Steps Ahead Registration


    2018-2019 Regular School Day Option

    Must register by August 1 to start care on the first day of school.

    Regular School Day Options
    Consistent schedule:

    6am - 6pm childcare on the same days each week:

    5 days             4 days            3 days             2 days
    $190                $178              $150               $110

    Added Days

    Non-School Day Options
    Available when K-6 is not in session: $39 per day