St. Stephen's Episcopal School Houston

1800 Sul Ross,
Houston, TX, 77098-0770
     Tel: (713)821-9100
Grades: PK - 12 | 152 students
St. Stephen's is a parish school which began as an independent Montessori School at Palmer Memoral Episcopal Church in 1971.
The spiritual growth of each student held equal importance to each student's academic, social, emotional, and physical growth.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School Houston embraces Montessori principles to nurture the gifts and character of each student to inspire spiritual growth, creative expression, responsible citizenship and academic success, in preparation for higher education.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
American Montessori Society (AMS)
Institute for Independent Education
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 152 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 39%
Students by Grade St. Stephen

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 58%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 3 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Honors Biology, M. W. History, M. W. Literature, Physics, U. S. History, U. S. Literature, 
Average SAT score 1220
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Specific tuition costs are listed through our website under admissions.
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,200
Admissions Director Alycia Stewart
Admissions Associate Molly Martin

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
DanceGolf,
GymnasticsSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Boys of St. Stephen's, Girls Leadership Organization, Student Council Boys of St. Stephen's,
Girls Leadership Organization,
Student Council,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Stephen''s Episcopal School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Stephen''s Episcopal School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Stephen''s Episcopal School (0 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HoustonSt Stephen''s Episcopal School
    Montessori School  (Presbyterian)
    1800 Sul Ross St
    HoustonTX77098
    Montessori School  (Presbyterian)
    0 mi | 154 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • HoustonMontessori Childrens House
    Montessori School
    1901 Norfolk Street
    HoustonTX77098
    (713)526-1003
    Montessori School
    0.4 mi | 3 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • HoustonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Anne Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    2120 Westheimer Road
    HoustonTX77098
    (713)526-3279
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.5 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • HoustonAnnunciation Orthodox School
      (Greek Orthodox)
    3600 Yoakum Blvd
    HoustonTX77006
    (713)470-5610
      (Greek Orthodox)
    0.8 mi | 598 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • HoustonThe School For Young Children
    Special Education School
    810 Sul Ross St
    HoustonTX77006
    (713)520-8310
    Special Education School
    0.9 mi | 30 students | Gr. 1-6                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
I am so happy that we found St. Stephen''s. Every day my children (1st grade and pre-k) come home excited about what they learned at school. The academics are superb. The students are taught broad concepts and problem solving rather than memorizing facts for a test. The lower school provides an excellent Montessori program that has allowed my children to thrive. We are very excited for the new International Middle Years Curriculum and the IB program in the High School. St. Stephen''s is truly diverse and very international. Each child is proud of what makes him or her unique and interested in the differences in each other. The community is warm and open. In addition to excellent academics, St. Stephen''s is committed to a vibrant fine arts, music and drama program.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
1 year ago
We could not be happier with St. Stephens. My son is in Primary and has been attending St. Stephens for a year. I am amazed everyday by the amount he has learned in such a short time. He has grown academically and socially. I love the diversity and the culture of the school. The parents and teachers are very down to earth in nature. I am also very impressed by the Spanish, PE, and Music curriculum as well. My son has already participated in a play and a musical program. We highly recommend St. Stephens for those considering Montessori.
- Posted by Parent

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Paying for Private School: 7 Options
Paying for Private School: 7 Options
Don't assume you cannot afford private school. Don't assume that you make too much money to be eligible for financial aid. Ask. Always ask.
Cristo Rey Schools: A Different Kind of School
The Cristo Rey Network of schools currently comprises some 26 schools in 17 states and the District of Columbia. Truth is they are just getting started.
Homeschool or Private School?
What do you do when you are dissatisfied with your local public schools? Homeschool your children? Send them to private school? Let's look at your options.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Houston, TX is $11,713 for elementary schools and $13,144 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Houston, TX is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).