St. Stephen's Episcopal School

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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.

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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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Definition of Terms
 | 2020 School Data
St. Stephen'sBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)8-127-12
Grades Offered (Day)6-125-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded19501907
Campus Size370 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment694 students302 students
% Students of Color
32%
25%
% International Students
17%
20%
% Students Boarding
35%
70%
Average SAT Score1370* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1280 - 1470-
Average ACT score30*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasualCasual
Average Class Size17 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1918
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
65%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Finances

Endowment Size$25 million$22 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$63,340
(includes facilities, books, food, dormitory)
$58,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$29,850
(includes facilities, books, food)
$32,000
Tuition international students$66,150$53,500
% Students on Financial Aid
19%
38%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$30,693$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 25 / rollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
54%
57%
Director of AdmissionsLawrence Sampleton
Associate Director of AdmissionsMartha Black

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1918
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 Offered2416
SportsBadminton, Ballet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations5024
ExtracurricularsClub 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: 2013 - 201710 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Texas - Austin53
Southern Methodist University23
Texas A&M University18
Rice University17
University of Colorado at Boulder15
University of Southern California10
The University of Texas, Austin9
The University of Texas, San Antonio9
University of California, Los Angeles9
Washington University in St. Louis9
Link to Matriculation Data

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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