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Privately Owned And Operated
Since 1979!

Welcome Back, We Missed You So Much!

Now that ALL Central Texas families are joyously returning to Stepping Stone School we are thrilled to share some of the important changes that we have made to keep your children safe during these unprecedented times.
Learn more about what Stepping Stone School is doing to protect your family and provide the award-winning childcare you have trusted for over 40 years by visiting our Proactive Protection Page

2020 Summer Camp – Starting May 1st!

Travel to the Future this Summer Break with Stepping Stone School

We invite your school age children to enroll in the Stepping Stone School Summer Program at The Brainery™ where they will explore YOUR FUTURE WORLD!
Prevent the Summer Brain Drain with our award-winning curriculum as we explore YOUR FUTURE WORLD through a series of art, science, cooking, math and literacy activities, and Virtual Field Trips that correspond to each of the summer camp themes.
Students will also learn about entrepreneurship and philanthropy first hand- running their own small businesses with proceeds benefiting the Ronald McDonald House.

Swim Lessons Available At Most Campuses!   

We are Here for You!

Stepping Stone School is hospital clean, safe, joyful and ready for your child!
We are going above and beyond to ensure your family has the best early care experience possible!

  • Hospital clean environments and practices
  • Wellness Focused
  • Elevated communication practices
  • Here to serve the community!


Full-Time School-Age care while Elementary Schools are closed!
Starting Monday, March 23rd, Stepping Stone School will be providing an incredible opportunity for our School-Age children to continue their TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge Skills) learning!
This is an exciting opportunity for our students to continue to learn and grow while local ISD’s are not in session. Our teachers are excited to dive in and help the School Age children maintain and develop their knowledge base!

Success Starts at Stepping Stone School!

Stepping Stone School is now enrolling for Summer 2020!

  • For 40 years, Stepping Stone School has developed its own comprehensive Platinum Learning for Life™ curriculum based on the latest research.
  • Your child will receive a welcome gift of a backpack, books, and other items just for touring our campuses 
  • With 20 schools in Austin, Kyle, and the College Station areas, Stepping Stone School provides superior education and care.

Schedule a tour today & see why Central Texas families have been choosing Stepping Stone School since 1979!

Austin’s Best in Childcare for the 22nd year!

The readers of Austin Family Magazine have voted Stepping Stone School Best in Childcare for 22 years!!

  • Stepping Stone School’s commitment to our community will continue through support for non-profit organizations benefiting children and families.
  • We are truly honored every day to care for the children of our community, and to have earned your trust! Thank you Austin!

Philanthropy Matters At Stepping Stone School!

Our Young Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists program has successfully increased the amount of funds raised each year by our school age children, while also teaching them the valuable lessons of kindness, caring, gratitude and giving to others.

Philanthropy is a core component of the Stepping Stone School curriculum and teaches our students the importance of giving back to their communities.
To date, Stepping Stone School and their school age students have donated over $80,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas and Scottie’s House in College Station.

Stepping Stone School Earns National Recognition! 

The January/February issue of ChildCare Exchange Magazine—the leading national  publication in Early Care and Education has featured Stepping Stone School

Feature Includes: 

  • Cover story. 
  • In-depth article highlighting our curriculum, philosophy and mission. 

We are deeply honored and grateful for this wonderful accolade!

Calendar of Curriculum Themes

May Theme: The United States of America
Focus: Responsibility

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Our Incredible Journey: An Interactive Timeline.

Austin's Best Preschool Since 1979 - Stepping Stone School Interactive Timeline

Explore Our History

We invite you to take a glimpse of Stepping Stone School’s history as we celebrate 40 years of providing the highest quality early care and education to the Central Texas area!

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