Steppingstone School

30250 Grand River
Farmington, MI 48336-0483
Tel: (248)957-8200
Grades: K-8 | 21 students
Steppingstone School for Gifted Education is dedicated to providing a superior learning environment for gifted children K (5 years) through grade 8.
For over 25 years we have addressed and supported all areas of a child's development including academic, intellectual, social and emotional.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 21 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,750
Tuition Notes Application Fee, (New Applicants Only) $50.00 Annual Tuition, Full-Time $15,750.00* Annual Tuition, Part-Time $11,800.00* * Tuition must be paid in-full prior to attendance. Information from the Tuition Loan Program or Bank One
Admissions Director Donna Coffin

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Math Pentathalon, Various Afterschool Programs and classes Chess, Math Pentathalon,
Various Afterschool Programs and classes,

School Notes

  • Developed over 25 years, our curriculum provides integrated in-depth studies and enrichment as well as opportunities for students to develop strong problem solving and critical thinking skills. Supplementing the basic curriculum, our school also offers fine arts, world languages, discovery science, computer education, and physical fitness. In addition to cognitive and academic needs, gifted children have social and emotional needs that are often overlooked. We squarely address this issue by recognizing that each student is a unique individual. Our teachers combine compassion and understanding with the best instructional techniques, technology and practices. They take into account all aspects of giftedness to help each child reach his or her potential. As a result of their effort, our teaching team provides a creative, highly interactive, cooperative, and individualized environment. For our teachers and staff, teaching gifted children is more than just a profession. It is a calling in which they firmly believe. Our teachers feel they can profoundly and positively impact gifted students, their families and the world. It is estimated that two to five percent of the population is gifted, crossing all ethnic, racial and gender lines. Sadly because of myths and misconceptions, too many educational institutions fail to identify and to develop these children.
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