Frequently Asked Questions
As a ministry of St. Stephens Lutheran Church, St. Stephens Lutheran School responds to God’s command in the Scriptures to bring up children in the training and instruction of the Lord so they can model the Christian lifestyle and strive for academic excellence. The school, student, home, church, and community partner to carry out the God-given responsibility to “feed My lambs.” John 21:15
The school opened in 1943. Lutheran schools have been offering excellence in Christian education in the United States since 1847.
SSLS is fully accredited by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, the National Lutheran School Accreditation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and AdvancED program.
Appropriate field trips are offered for all students at various grade levels. Students in Grades 6-8 participate in multi-day trips to Washington, DC; Williamsburg, VA; and the Outer Banks.
St. Stephens Lutheran School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, enrollment policies, athletic policies, and other school-administered programs.