St. Stephen's School

Via Aventina 3
Rome 00153, Italy
Tel: 0039065750605
  • St. Stephen's School is a co-educational, non-denominational, boarding and day school, enrolling students from age 14-19 in grades 9-12 and for a postgraduate year.
  • Founded in 1964, St. Stephen's provides a demanding classical liberal arts education taking full advantage of its location in the historic center of Rome.
  • The school is modeled on the American independent school tradition, and offers a rigorous program based on well-rounded and comprehensive preparation by each student in six major academic areas: English, Foreign and Classical Language, History, Experimental Science, Mathematics, Arts. Primary objectives are academic excellence, fellowship and cooperation among students and faculty, and the development of students as independent, responsible, and involved members of the larger world community.
  • The curriculum prepares students for the American high school diploma, including a variety of Advanced Placements (AP) subjects, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) which allows students to enter universities worldwide.

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
St. Stephen's School
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 9-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1964
Campus Size3 acres

Student Body

Enrollment294 students
% International Students
64%
% Students Boarding
15%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
Average Class Size13 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:5
Number of AP Courses Offered3
ESL Courses OfferedNo
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
81%
Summer Program OfferedYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$44,380
(May vary based on exchange rate)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$28,995
(May vary based on exchange rate)
Merit Scholarships OfferedNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNo
Acceptance Rate
48%
Director of AdmissionsLesley Murphy

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

Total Advanced Courses Offered3
CoursesArt History, French, Spanish

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered7 Interscholastic Sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Tennis, Track, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations15 Extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Embrace, Gardening Club, InK literary magazine, Math Competitions & History Bee, MUN, Peer Tutoring, Robotics Club, Science Club, Service trips, Student Council, Students United for Nature (SUN), Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
African Drumming, Choir, Cineasti film clu

College Matriculation

Year: 2016-201710 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University Bocconi11
King's College London3
Leiden University College3
London School of Economics3
Boston University2
UCLA2
University of Chicago2
University of Edinburgh2
Yale University2
dBs Musik Berlin1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • St. Stephen's School is a co-educational, non-denominational, boarding and day school, enrolling students from age 14-19 in grades 9-12 and for a postgraduate year. Founded in 1964, St. Stephen's provides a demanding classical liberal arts education taking full advantage of its location in the historic center of Rome. The school is modeled on the American independent school tradition, and offers a rigorous program based on well-rounded and comprehensive preparation by each student in six major academic areas: English, Foreign and Classical Language, History, Experimental Science, Mathematics, Arts. Primary objectives are academic excellence, fellowship and cooperation among students and faculty, and the development of students as independent, responsible, and involved members of the larger world community. The curriculum prepares students for the American high school diploma, including a variety of Advanced Placements (AP) subjects, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) which allows students to enter universities worldwide.
  • You can get a feel of graduation ceremonies at St. Stephen's from our latest trailer, which celebrates the Class of 2018: https://vimeo.com/275606489.
  • School accreditations: Council of International Schools , New England Association of Schools and Colleges
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