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St. Stephens Lutheran School is accredited by the Southeran Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-CASI) as well at the National Lutheran School Accreditation (NLSA).
St. Stephens Lutheran School was named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Departmetn of Education in 2003.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 137 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,150
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. St.ephen Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1943
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003

Student Body

Total Students
137 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
St. St.ephen Lutheran School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
24 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
tan or blue slacks or shorts; blue jeans accepted solid color polo shirt

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Cheryl Orlowski

Sports

Total Sports Offered
9 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Battle of the Books, Beta Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural basketball

School Notes

  • Our School's mission is to partner with parents in glorifying God in our school by giving students the opportunity to develop their God-given talents, to excel academically and to live their faith with others.
  • At SSLS, students in every grade level benefit from a challenging academic program that develops fundamental skills in reading, mathematics, writing, science, social studies, and an enriched course of study that includes religion, art, music, physical education, computer technology and the STEM program. Our Christian faith is expressed daily throughout the curriculum as we encourage students to live for Christ.
  • We are partnered with University Christian High school to provide PreK-12th grade.
  • Our preschool is licensed by the State of NC and rated a five star program.
  • Students in grades 1-8 take the Stanford Achievement Test each Spring.  
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. St.ephen Lutheran School cost?

St. St.ephen Lutheran School's tuition is approximately $5,150 for private students.

What sports does St. St.ephen Lutheran School offer?

St. St.ephen Lutheran School offers 9 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

What is St. St.ephen Lutheran School's ranking?

St. St.ephen Lutheran School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in North Carolina for: Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for St. St.ephen Lutheran School?

The application deadline for St. St.ephen Lutheran School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Wonderful school, teachers, and families at this school. Could not be more pleased with the level of instruction and dedication from the teachers and staff.
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5  
SSLS is a wonderful school. The Principal and Faculty are amazing. Our boys love school and enjoy every day. The teachers are creative in their approaches, and they work hard. I highly recommend this school. It is well worth the investment!
- Posted by
5  
Fantastic technology: Promethian Boards in every classroom 1st-8th grade, Ipad Middle School, Active Inspire and Activote tools to facilitate teaching, 20 computer lab, as well as Accelerated Reader and Star Math programs support rigorous instructional curriculum. Bright students with small class sizes make St. Stephens Lutheran a wonderful place to teach and to learn!
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NC School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 137 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,150
  • Average class size: 24 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Catawba County, NC is $6,345 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Catawba County, NC is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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