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 9-1a 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, and the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma which allows students to enter universities worldwide.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $46,245
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $29,954
  • Acceptance rate: 48%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2022 School Data
St. Stephen's School
School Focus
College Preparatory
Grades Offered
9-12, PG
School Type
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Year Founded
1964
Campus Size
3 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
301 students
% International Students
74%
% Students Boarding
17%
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
Classroom Dress Code
Average Class Size
13 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
ESL Courses Offered
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
81%
Summer Program Offered
No

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$46,245
(May vary based on exchange rate)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$29,954
(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
7

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
15
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Embrace, Gardening Club, InK literary magazine, Math Competitions & History Bee, MUN, Peer Tutoring, Science Club, Service trips, Student Council, Students United for Nature (SUN), Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
African Drumming, Choir, Cineasti film club, Robotics Club

College Matriculation

Year: 2016 - 2017
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University Bocconi
11
King's College London
3
Leiden University College
3
London School of Economics
3
Boston University
2
UCLA
2
University of Chicago
2
University of Edinburgh
2
Yale University
2
dBs Musik Berlin
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, 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.
  • St. Stephen's School accreditations: Council of International Schools , New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Source: Verified school update
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 301 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $46,245
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $29,954
  • Acceptance rate: 48%
  • Average class size: 13 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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