Stepping Stones

  • Stepping Stones is a three-step program for students Tk through two years of college. Stepping Stones is proud of its 95% graduation rate and overall GPA of 3.0. Stepping Stones partners with local schools to offer middle and high school sports as well as with the Bureau of Land Management to inspire our younger students to explore and understand their desert. Stepping Stones only works in cooperation with accredited schools and colleges to offer the highest educational programs available. There is no cost to the program for tutoring and counseling services provided.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious AffiliationOther
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild to moderate
Year Founded2004
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Notes6 weeks sessions

Student Body

Total Students100 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Cannot distract from the learning environment)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesSuspension or expulsion is reviewed case-by-case for acceptance into the program.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSharon Erb


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBaseball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Football, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballCross Country,
Flag FootballFootball,

School Notes

  • Great attitude and ready to learn!

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    Palm Springs, CA 92264
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    Grades: PK-8 | 233 students
    1.7 miles
    455 S Compadre Rd
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
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The average private school tuition in California is $11,168 for elementary schools and $19,271 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).