STEP CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company engaged in the operation of cram schools, as well as the creation, editing, printing and binding of educational materials. The Company operates in three business divisions. The Elementary and Junior High School Student division offers preparatory courses of high school entrance examinations for the students from fifth grade of elementary school to third grade of junior high school. This division provides courses of Japanese, English, mathematics (arithmetic), science and social studies. The High School Student division is engaged in the provision of preparatory courses of university entrance examinations for active high school students. This division offers programs for Japanese, English, mathematics, science and social studies. The Educational Material Creation and Printing division is primarily involved in the creation, printing, binding and distribution of textbooks.