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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 88 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $100
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 1

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Stepping Stones ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild to moderate
Year Founded
2004

Student Body

Total Students
88 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Stepping Stones Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
10 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Cannot distract from the learning environment)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Sep. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Suspension or expulsion is reviewed case-by-case for acceptance into the program.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Sharon Erb

School Notes

  • Great attitude and ready to learn!
Profile last updated: 07/20/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 88 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $100
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Sep. 1

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The average private school tuition in Riverside County, CA is $6,360 for elementary schools and $13,511 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Riverside County, CA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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