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St. St.ephen School Photo #1 - St. Stephen Catholic School, located in East Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1925 has welcomed students of all ethnic and religious backgrounds. We believe that this multicultural environment is essential to leading children to live in our world, allowing them to experience things through each student's unique perspective.
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St. St.ephen School Photo #1 - St. Stephen Catholic School, located in East Grand Rapids, Michigan since 1925 has welcomed students of all ethnic and religious backgrounds. We believe that this multicultural environment is essential to leading children to live in our world, allowing them to experience things through each student's unique perspective.
St. St.ephen School Photo #2 - Academic Excellence covers a broad spectrum of expertise from the mastery of core subjects like religion, math, reading and writing to the discovery of our world through social studies and science. We also value many special subjects including foreign language, computer science, art, music and physical education. We also have a reading specialist and tutor for those needing extra help.
St. St.ephen School Photo #3 - Parental involvement is what makes our school community a family and is essential to our success. Room parents, school board, lunch and recess help, library and classroom readers, home and school committee are just a few of the many ways you can make this school family great!
St. St.ephen School Photo #4 - Catholic values are the foundation of St. Stephen School. These values of the Catholic-Christian faith are infused into every area of our students' daily learning activities. Each student is given the opportunity for spiritual growth. Our staff leads by example to teach them the importance of a personal relationship with God.
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St. St.ephen School Photo #6 - A cognitive Program for students with learning difficulties including: reading, writing, mathematics, comprehension, logical reasoning, executive function, visual memory, auditory memory, dyslexia, non-verbal learning, auditory processing and attention. The goal of this program is to strengthen learning capacities rather than teach ways to compensate for specific learning difficulties. It will also help students become effective, confident, and self-directed learners. Please contact for more information.
An apostolate of St. Stephen Parish, the mission of St. Stephen Catholic School is to partner withparents in the whole person formation of their child who is made in the image of God anddestined for communion with Him.
St. Stephen Catholic School strives to form students "fully alive" as seekers of truth, lovers ofgoodness, and creators of beauty, who shape their own lives to be beautiful and who seek toshare Christ who is Beauty itself with others.
St Stephen School is a school with high academic standards, a low student-teacher ratio, a diverse student population and a commitment to weaving our Catholic faith into everything we do.
Our educational vision begins with the understanding that culture (understood in the broadestsense of the word) shapes and engages the developing child in loving and desiring truth. Christian anthropology grounds our vibrant school culture and finds expression in every aspectof school life: from our rich liberal arts curriculum and pedagogy to our student life andapproach to discipline.
Our teachers and staff get to know each student and offer innovative educational approaches, small class sizes, enrichment opportunities, and extracurriculars like art, computers and Spanish from pre-school through 8th grade.
The Way of Beauty curriculum at St. Stephen is a core k-8 sequence of workshops and studios wherein students learn to discover beauty and create it through handiwork and the fine arts. This sequence is integrated with our liberal arts curriculum in such a way that the student grows in the image of God by crafting his or her own life to be beautiful in response to the beauty encountered in the created world and expressed in the student`s own creative work. This creativity is a gift to be put at the service of others. Examples of our workshops and studios include but are not limited to: carpentry, calligraphy,stained glass window making, surveying, plays, iconography, architecture, the art of cooking,drawing, singing, painting.
At St. Stephen, we understand the significance of selecting the right learning environment for your child through our multi age teaching approach.
As we respect diverse academic levels, faith traditions, and socioeconomic backgrounds, we commit ourselves to the education of the whole person mind, body and spirit.
By our words, actions and attitudes we encourage students to be active in their faith, respectful of others, and thirsty for knowledge.
It is our mission to equip them for a lifetime of learning, leadership and service.
St. Stephen School partners with parents in their God-given role as the primary educators of their children. For this reason, we are eager to support parents who have discerned homeschooling for their child by offering the option to register for a variety of classes.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
128 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
26%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade
St. St.ephen School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Please see website (www.ststephenschoolgr.com ) for current tuition rates
Admissions Director
Kelly Carey
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 128 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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