St. Stephen's Episcopal School

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6500 St. Stephen's Drive
Austin, TX 78746
Tel: 5123271213
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Living on campus is much more than just going to class and studying. Boarding life is a constant adventure with most students finding a comfortable balance between academic performance and extracurricular activities.
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Living on campus is much more than just going to class and studying. Boarding life is a constant adventure with most students finding a comfortable balance between academic performance and extracurricular activities.
  • St. Stephen's Episcopal School is a nationally recognized boarding and day school providing exceptional academic opportunity in an inclusive, accepting community.Our 370 acre campus with wide open spaces, breathtaking views and excellent facilities attracts a distinguished, dedicated, and accessible faculty who are passionate about their subjects.

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    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. . .
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2016 School Data
St. Stephen's Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding) 8-12 9-12
Grades Offered (Day) 6-12 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1949 1910
Campus Size 370 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 687 students 298 students
% Students of Color
28%
20%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
35%
68%
Average SAT Score 1940 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1740 - 2130 -
Average ACT score 28 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 17 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
65%
70%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $13 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$54,540
(includes facilities, books, food, dormitory)
$51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$29,690
(includes facilities, books, food)
$28,500
Tuition international students $56,460 $47,000
% Students on Financial Aid
12%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $21,582 $21,582
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 25 / rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Acceptance Rate
39%
57%
Director of AdmissionsLawrence Sampleton
Associate Director of AdmissionsMartha Black

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered n/a 16
CoursesAdvanced Acting, Advanced Algebra II, Advanced Biology II, Advanced Calculus AB, Advanced Calculus BC, Advanced Chemistry II, Advanced European History, Advanced Geometry, Advanced Independent Study in Mathematics, Advanced Photography, Advanced Physics II, Advanced Precalculus, Advanced Statistics, Advanced Visual Studies, Art History, Chinese IV, French VI, Latin V, VI, Spanish VI

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 20 14
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo

College Matriculation

Year: 2007 - 2011 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Texas - Austin 47
Southern Methodist University 16
Washington University in St. Louis 15
Texas A&M University 12
University of Texas - San Antonio 12
Rice University 11
Texas Christian University 11
George Washington University 9
Trinity University 9
Colorado College 8
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a coeducational boarding-and-day school of the Diocese of Texas, is a caring, diverse community, inclusive of all faiths and grounded in the Christian tradition, that nurtures moral growth and values the potential and dignity of every human being. We challenge motivated students to live intelligently, creatively, and humanely as contributing member of society. We develop the whole person by providing rigorous academic preparation, stimulating physical activities, and rich opportunities in the fine arts.
  • School accreditations: Texas Education Agency, TABS, NAIS, ISAS, NAES, WBSA, Cum Laude Society
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