If child care service is needed for school-age children up to the age of 16, McMillian's will be providing it throughout the closing of the public school system.  Also, the state is advising that all students, parents and staff temperature be taken upon arrival daily throughout the period of March 16th through April 30th.


McMillian's First Steps Child Care started in March of 1988 and is a fully Class (A) licensed school and interactive learning center serving children from infants through Pre-K (6 weeks through 6 years). McMillians First Steps Academy was added in 2013 and currently serves kindergarten through 5th grade. The school is full-service and offers indoor and outdoor gross motor areas and an experienced teaching staff all of whom are CPR and First Aid certified. It has 2 distinct buildings and over 14,000 square feet for unlimited learning with an emphasis on an individualized curriculum.

Our Goals


-Ensure each child performs at their expected development level 

-Prepare students for school readiness prior to entering grade school or high school

-Provide safe, quality education and care for parents while they pursue gainful employment and/or higher education


The mission of McMillians FIRST Steps CDC is to provide children, including children with disabilities, with high quality services, that result in long term positive effects on their physical, health, intellectual, and social-emotional development. These services are built upon the highest regard for culturally and linguistically responsive approaches and activities in warm and caring environments.


McMillian's FIRST Steps Academy

Media Release

Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)

School Food Service Section


McMillian's First Steps Academy today announced an amendment to its policy for serving meals to students under the National School Lunch and 

School Breakfast Programs for the 2019-2020 school year. 


All students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge at the following sites:


McMillian's FIRST Steps Academy


For additional information please contact:

McMillian's First Steps Academy

Attention: Ms. Deneisha Tate / Cafeteria, Kitchen Manager 

2601 So. Claiborne Ave.

New Orleans, LA




To All Parents and Staff:

McMillian’s First Steps Academy teachers and staff would like to congratulate one of our seniors Ahmaad Johnson, for being accepted into Benjamin Franklin Senior High School. Here at McMillian's, we always urge our students to aim for the highest in life. We can all agree, Ahmaad Johnson has accomplished one of his many goals! Parents and students remember positive goals set can one day change the world for all of us.  

McMillian’s Administration 

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