Step Up Preschool

Group of preschool children in classStep-Up Preschool is for students between the ages of three and five years. We provide a learning environment that supports positive, responsive, and individualized instruction through activities that promote self-esteem, social skills, and intellectual development through a continuum of programs. We incorporate developmentally-appropriate activities that enhance learning through expression, discovery, and play.

Our preschool teachers have an early childhood special education credential with bachelors/masters degrees. We have a speech language pathologist and school psychologist on staff at each campus. Our preschool program was a recipient of the Golden Bell Award from the State of California School Boards Association, 31st Annual Golden Bell Awards (2010) for outstanding special education program.

program details


  • Sierra Vista Elementary - school of attendance for Upland residences located east of Euclid Avenue
  • Sycamore Elementary - school of attendance for Upland residences located west of Euclid Avenue

Operating hours:

  • The preschool is open Monday through Thursday, moderate to severe students attend an additional Friday afternoon session.
  • Morning session: 8:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Afternoon session: 12:30-3:30 p.m.


  • General education preschool students pay $22.00/day, regardless of absence.
  • Fees are due on the first day of each month.
  • Online payment system coming soon.
  • Students will not be able to begin the school year without the first month of tuition paid.

Fee Schedule:

  • Fee schedule to be posted August 1, 2020


Our curriculum includes;

  • Scholastic’s Big Day for Pre-K
  • Touch Math
  • Handwriting without Tears