Grades: PK-8 | 376 students
Non-fiction reading and writing is emphasized to prepare students for the challenges they will face in the real world.
Students actively engage in collaborative small groups to develop problem solving skills, conflict resolution strategies, and their sense of independence.
Instilling Franciscan values is a cornerstone of St. Stephen School’s curriculum. Students engage in service projects, such as making sandwiches for the Midnight Run program to serve those in need.
In the St. Stephen School rooftop garden, students help grow vegetables and other edible plants. This interactive learning space allows science to come alive as students engage in planting, measuring, caring for, and ultimately harvesting lettuce, broccoli, herbs, and much more.
Student learning is centered around real life problems and project based learning to empower students. Learning is hands-on and minds-on.
St. Stephen students in grade 4-8 use iPads in mathematics class in order to manipulate numbers and figures and build conceptual understanding. At all ages, technology is integrated into the curriculum to teach 21st century skills alongside core curriculum.
Working in partnership with various New York City organizations supports the school’s mission of developing each student holistically. Students are able to engage in activities such as fencing, violin, acting classes, robotics, yoga, and sports clinics.
St. Stephen of Hungary School is a Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade award-winning Catholic school with a rich heritage of academic excellence. By nurturing each student`s mind, body and spirit in the Franciscan tradition, St. Stephen School prepares its students to be passionate leaders and self-confident lifelong learners.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||376 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||40 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||22 students|
|Advanced Courses||Accelerated Math, Advanced Science,|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 1 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$7,500|
|Tuition Notes||Average tuition (not including fees)|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$3,000|
|Admissions Director||Mrs. Jennifer DeSpirito|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cheering, Golf, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Track and FieldBasketball, Cheering,
Indoor Soccer, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||12 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||After School, Band, Choir, Fine Arts, French, Gardening, Kids' Club, Robotics, Student Council, Video Game Design, Violin, Yoga After School, Band, Choir, Fine Arts, French, Gardening, Kids' Club, Robotics, Violin, Yoga, Student Council,
Video Game Design,
- St. Stephen of Hungary School provides an enriching adventure as each member of the school community embarks on an individualized educational experience. St. Stephen creates a community of learners, which includes students and parents, administrators and faculty members, as well as parishioners and other community members. By addressing each individual`s specific needs and interests, St. Stephen School fosters collaboration, learning, and growth for its community members in a warm, nurturing environment. Gathering and assembling the community frequently is an essential component of the learning experience. Through a curriculum rich in engaging activities as well as project based learning, students will apply their skills and talents through real life application.
- School Location Miles Grades Students
New YorkGrades: K-9 | 287 students
420 E 87th St
New York, NY 10128
New YorkGrades: PK-8 | 336 students
202 W 97th St
New York, NY 10025
New YorkGrades: PK-8 | 280 students
147 W 70th St
New York, NY 10023
New YorkGrades: NS-8 | 163 students
319 E 74th Street
New York, NY 10021
New YorkGrades: PK-8 | 291 students
371 Pleasant Ave
New York, NY 10035
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