Fifth Ward Campus

The Small Steps Fifth Ward campus was founded in 2006.

In 2012, as demand for Small Steps’ services in the Fifth Ward continued to grow...

We expanded the Fifth Ward campus and added an additional wing, allowing Small Steps to serve a total of 120 students in need. We feel blessed to have been a part of this historic community for more than 15 years!

Fifth Ward Community

Located just outside of downtown Houston, the Fifth Ward is one of Houston’s oldest neighborhoods.


of children live below the poverty line in the Greater Fifth Ward.


is the median household income for the neighborhood.

When Small Steps first built the Fifth Ward campus, the community was predominantly Black.

Over the last 15 years, the neighborhood demographics have shifted to be largely Hispanic.

Small Steps’ current enrollment reflects this demographic change.

Are you interested in your child attending the Small Steps’ Fifth Ward Campus?

check to see if your child qualifies here.