St. Stephen's School

Via Aventina 3
Rome, 00153, Italy
St. Stephen's School is a co-educational, non-denominational, boarding and day school, enrolling students from age 14-19 in grades 9-12
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, and 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 and the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma which allows students to enter universities worldwide.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $53,507
  • Acceptance rate: 48%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
St. Stephen's School
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1964
Campus Size
3 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
308 students
% Students of Color
13%
% International Students
81%
% Students Boarding
19%
Offers Post-Grad Year
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
15 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
Number of IB Courses Offered
29
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
90%
Summer Program Offered
No

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$53,507
(May vary based on exchange rate)
Merit Scholarships Offered
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
48%
Director of Admissions
Courtney Bullock
Associate Director of Admissions
Monica Barden, Alex Perniciaro

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered
6

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
34
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Cooking Club, Debate Club, DEI Club, Down Syndrome Theater, Embrace, Gardening Club, GEO Club, InK literary magazine, Investing Club, Math Competitions & History Bee, MUN, Park & Beach Cleanups, Peer Tutoring, People for Paws, Robotics Club, Sant Edigio School of Peace, Science Club, Service trips, Soup Kitchen, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Students United for Nature (SUN), TEDx Club, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
2D Visual Arts, 3D Visual Arts, Advanced Dance, African Drumming, Choir, Chorus, Cineasti film club, Creative Writing, Digital Photography

College Matriculation

Year: 2022
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of London
7
University Bocconi
6
Bath University
2
Georgetown University
2
Harvard University
1
Stanford University
1
The University of Hong Kong
1
University of British Columbia
1
University of Pennsylvania
1
Yonsei Universiyt
1

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, and 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 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 2022: https://vimeo.com/719380576
  • St. Stephen's School accreditations: Council of International Schools , New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Stephen's School cost?
St. Stephen's School's tuition is approximately $53,507 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of St. Stephen's School?
The acceptance rate of St. Stephen's School is 48%, which is lower than the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does St. Stephen's School offer?
St. Stephen's School offers 6 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Dance, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Volleyball.
What is St. Stephen's School's ranking?
St. Stephen's School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High percentage of international students and High percent faculty with advanced degrees.
When is the application deadline for St. Stephen's School?
The application deadline for St. Stephen's School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Enrollment: 308 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $53,507
  • Acceptance rate: 48%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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