St. Stephen’s Academy continues to be one of the leading PreK-12 classical Christian schools on the West Coast. Our curriculum equips children to be lifelong learners and enables them to comprehend the world in which they live, engage contemporary culture with a biblical worldview, and communicate effectively and graciously.
If you understand the impact this kind of education can have on the student, family, church, city, state, and nation, we encourage you to partner with us in this effort by contributing through:
St. Stephen’s Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and our available financial resources greatly affect our ability to pursue and fulfill our vision. Tuition and fees cover about 85% of our operational budget, and we are dedicated to keeping our tuition costs as low as possible. We make up the remaining gap through prayerful gifts to the school. For 2019-20 we need about $1,200 in donations per student to reach our annual fundraising goal of $330,000. Every gift of any amount makes a difference.
Our fundraising efforts are critical both for covering expenses and for building toward the future. We strive for 100% participation in our giving programs. Full participation in giving is important for two reasons. First, it shows that the entire school is working together to make our children’s education the best it can be. Second, participation is a key measurement foundations look at when reviewing our grant applications.
Over the years God has blessed us through the generous gifts of individuals and agencies like the Murdock Trust to provide our current facility with no debt, and we are thankful for these gifts. The school board has laid out a strategic plan that involves having the school move to a permanent long term facility in the next few years – a facility that will allow us to have a full PreK-12 school on one site so that we can better achieve our curricular and cultural goals.