St. Stephen Catholic School

10424 Saint Stephen Circle
Riverview, FL 33569
Tel: (813)741-9203
Grades: PK-8 | 294 students
Our mission statement: St. Stephen Catholic School is devoted to inspiring students to achieve their full academic potential while demonstrating a desire to continue Jesus' mission by applying Catholic morals, beliefs, values and practices in thier everyday lives.
We are committed to motivating students to sustain a lifelong love of learning.
Core Values:    St. Stephen Catholic School students/graduates are critical thinkers, reach their highest acedemic potential, live with integrity, are respectful, are life long learners, are so rooted in thier catholic identity that they apply Catholic beliefs, morals and values to everyday life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Accept MacKay Scholarship
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 294 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade St. Stephen Catholic School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(navy bottoms/plaid skort/polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,690
Tuition Notes Full and Catholic rates.
% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
SoccerTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Bell Choir, Bowling, Chorus, Drama, Media Club, National Junior Honor Society, Poetry Club, Rising Stars, Soccer Clinic, Spirit of Service (SOS) Club, Student Council, Technology Club, Yearbook Club Art Club, Bell Choir, Bowling, Chorus, Drama, Media Club, Poetry Club, Rising Stars, Soccer Clinic, Yearbook Club, National Junior Honor Society,
Spirit of Service (SOS) Club,
Student Council,
Technology Club,

School Notes:

  • Curriculum:  A Catholic education is one that is both challenging and rewarding.  St. Stephen Catholic School's curriculum is based on the Diocesan benchmark along with nathional standards ( focusing on Common Core Standards) for each subject area.  These high standards, combined with strong motivation and a caring atmosphere, provide each child the opportunity and encouragement to achieve their full academic potentiall.  St. Stephen  catholic School is accredited through the Florida Catholic Conference and adheres to the guidelines of the Diocesan office.
  • Academic areas are:  religion, reading, language art/creative writing, math, social studies, science, sSpanish, art, music, computer technology and physical education.
  • Financial aid is available to active parishioners of St. Stephen catholic Church.  We also offer the Mckay Scholarship and Step-Up For Students.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Tropical Acres Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tropical Acres Christian Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bell Shoals KinderCare (1.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valrico
    Bell Shoals KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    1.9 miles
    4304 Bell Shoals Rd.
    Valrico, FL 33596
  • Riverview
    Grades: PK-12 | 39 students
    2.2 miles
    12107 Rhodine Rd
    Riverview, FL 33579
  • Brandon
    Grades: PK-9 | 156 students
    2.3 miles
    3920 Kings Ave
    Brandon, FL 33511
  • Riverview
    Grades: K-3 | 120 students
    2.6 miles
    11520 Ramble Creek Dr
    Riverview, FL 33569
  • Riverview
    Center Academy - Riverview
    Special Education School
    Grades: 4-12 | 94 students
    3 miles
    10518 Riverview Dr
    Riverview, FL 33578

School Reviews

We love this school. We have been at this school for the past 3 years and love it. It is definitely a second home for our children, a place where they feel safe, loved and educated. They also have high expectations for our children and the morals that we teach at home are carried over to the classroom. We look forward to our children continuing their education at this school. My best advice if you are looking for a school for your children: dont base your decision on reviews, visit the school and decide what's best for your family.
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/15

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