St. Stephens Lutheran Academy

PO Box 70 Beaver Rd,
Zelienople, PA, 16063-0160
Tel: (724)452-4453
Grades: K - 12 | 298 students
St. Stephen's Lutheran Academy is a licensed private academic school located on Glade Run's campus in Zelienople, Pennsylvania.
St. Stephen's is the largest special education school in the region.
Public schools collaborate with St. Stephen's to provide placement for students who require more individualized attention to succeed academically and behaviorally.
These students have emotional and behavioral issues or autism and benefit from more intensive therapeutic programming.
St. Stephen's staff and the home school district personnel from over 50 home school districts communicate regularly regarding the student's progress.
Beyond the basics, St. Stephen's enriched curriculum promotes growth through such academic activities including outdoor education, sensory room, gross motor skills room, independent living skills apartment, and an innovative on-campus animal, outdoor education, and an equine, animal and horticulture/agriculture program.
St. Stephen's also offers computers, art, physical education and music programs.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Autism
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 298 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 20%

Academics and Faculty

Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes St. Stephen's contracts primarily through the students' home district; however private pay options are available. Different education programs (special education, enhanced, living skills, tertiary, ESY, and autism) have a variance in tuition rates.
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kelly Wheeler

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

  • Educational offerings include regular, special, enhanced, living skills, tertiary, and autism education programs. A focus on individualization is achieved through the use of technology. Safety is attained through the use of the principles of Sanctuary and Posivite Schoolwide Behavioral Health Initiatives (PBIS).
  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is North Hills Christian School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Beginnings (2.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is North Hills Christian School (4.1 miles away)
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