Tel: (512) 327-1213 Ext. 210
6500 St. Stephen's Drive
Austin, TX 78746
St. Stephen's is a pioneering coeducational day and boarding school in Austin, Texas, serving students in grades 6-12. We offer a distinctive college preparatory curriculum within a balanced program of academics, athletics, service learning and the arts. Our mission is to inspire a lasting love of learning and spirit of service so that each of our students lives a life of meaning and enriches the world.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 684 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $65,970
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $35,070
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 25 / rolling

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Description

Class of 2016
5.00
WWU
St. Stephen's offers small class sizes, enthusiastic teachers, and a diverse group of students- all surrounded by a beautiful camps with miles of hiking and biking trails on site. . .

Top Rankings

St. Stephen's Episcopal School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 309 schools) for:

Category
Attribute
Offering Breadth
Student Test Scores

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12
9-12
Grades Offered (Day)
6-12
5-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1950
1907
Campus Size
374 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
684 students
300 students
% Students of Color
32%
25%
% International Students
18%
20%
% Students Boarding
31%
70%
Average SAT Score
1380
* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)
1300 - 1475
-
Average ACT score
30
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
17 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
35
17
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
65%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$30 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$65,970
(includes boarding supplement,facilities use fee and food)
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$35,070
(includes facilities use fee and food)
$32,900
Tuition international students
$68,895
$54,500
% Students on Financial Aid
20%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$40,491
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 25 / rolling
Jan. 15
SSAT Required
Yes
Yes
Acceptance Rate
54%
58%
Director of Admissions
Lawrence Sampleton
Associate Director of Admissions
Martha Black

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
35
17
Courses
Advanced Acting, Advanced Algebra II, Advanced Art History, Advanced Biology II, Advanced Calculus AB, Advanced Calculus BC, Advanced Chemistry II, Advanced Computer Science, Advanced Creativing Writing, Advanced European History, Advanced Filmmaking, Advanced French V/VI and VII/VIII, Advanced Geometry, Advanced Independent Study in Mathematics, Advanced Latin V/VI and VII/VIII, Advanced Music Theory, Advanced Photography, Advanced Physics II, Advanced Precalculus, Advanced Spanish IV-VI and VII/VIII, Advanced Statistics, Advanced Theatre, Advanced Visual Studies, Art History, Astrophysics, Biomedical Technology, Chinese IV/V, Electronics and Robotics, Environmental Science, Geology, Independent Study in Advanced Mathematics, Multivariable Analysis, Principles of Engineering, Projects in Science and Technology, Social Science Seminars

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
50
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International Club, Book Club, Breakthrough Mentors, CEDEN-ABC, Chapel Leadership, Chinese Culture Club, Classics Club, Coding Club, DCWP, Debate Team, Defining Feminism, Engineering Club, Entrepreneur Club, FACES, Foreign Film Club, GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance), Improv Club, International Cooking Club, International Development (Elevate), Japan Club, Key Society, Literary Proteus, Literary Society, Model UN, Mu Alpha Theta, Peer Tutoring Program, Perspectives (Social Justice), Political Group, Public Speaking, Quiz Bowl, Recycling Club, Service Learning Steering Committee, Societe Francaise, Spanish Culture Club, Spartan Army, Spartan Support, Spartan Tech, St. Stephen’s Medical Society, Student Government, The Bell (newspaper), Theater Council, Unapologetic, West Texas Project

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Audio Proteus, Photography Club, Photoshop Club

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Badminton Club, Dorm Council, Water Polo Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2016 - 2020
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Texas - Austin
67
Texas A&M University-College Station
15
University of California-Los Angeles
15
Washington University in St. Louis
15
New York University
14
Southern Methodist University
13
University of Colorado-Boulder
13
Rice University
12
Trinity University
10
Harvard
8

School Notes

  • St. Stephen's is a pioneering coeducational day and boarding school in Austin, Texas, serving students in grades 6-12. We offer a distinctive college preparatory curriculum within a balanced program of academics, athletics, service learning and the arts. Our mission is to inspire a lasting love of learning and spirit of service so that each of our students lives a life of meaning and enriches the world.Personalized LearningValue individual expression and intellectual freedomEncourage the pursuit of passions and participation in new learning experiencesFoster meaningful student-faculty relationshipsKnow your child as a unique individual inside and outside the classroomSupportive CommunityProvide a safe community where students can take risks, make mistakes and grow from experienceInspire student engagement and connection through a variety of programs on and off campusHonor the inherent dignity of every individual while cultivating a sense of belongingHealthy, Balanced LifestyleSupport students with a team of advisors, counselors, learning specialists and dorm parentsTeach life skills that are essential to success in college and beyondProvide opportunities for every student to shine through a balanced program of academics, athletics, fine arts and extracurricularsBecoming Global CitizensFoster a love of learning and spirit of serviceProduce leaders ready to improve the worldInstill a strong sense of self and commitment to othersCultivate self-sufficiency and independent thinkingProvide opportunities to interact with peers from other cultures and learn to see the world through their eyes
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal School accreditations: Texas Education Agency, TABS, NAIS, ISAS, NAES, WBSA, Cum Laude Society
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Students: 684 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $65,970
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $35,070
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 25 / rolling

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