St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School

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St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #1 - St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Lower school serves 3-year-olds through 5th grade. Offering vibrant learning spaces with a rigorous curriculum in a safe and inclusive environment where children are known, cherished, and encouraged to explore. https://www.sssas.org/lower-school/welcome
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St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #1 - St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Lower school serves 3-year-olds through 5th grade. Offering vibrant learning spaces with a rigorous curriculum in a safe and inclusive environment where children are known, cherished, and encouraged to explore. https://www.sssas.org/lower-school/welcome
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #2 - Joy is why our demanding Middle School grades 6-8 curriculum is not just broad and deep, but also designed to teach curiosity, creativity, empathy, ethics, resilience, and teamwork alongside literature and languages, math and science. Our students build meaningful academic and life skills, extensive knowledge, and a thirst for more. https://www.sssas.org/middle-school/welcome
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #3 - The Upper School for grades 9-12 offers a strong college preparatory program that graduates students who are resourceful, independent thinkers. Small class sizes allow the faculty to respond to individual needs, making it possible to help each student adjust to the school's pace and demands.
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #4 - Early Years Program for three-year-olds through kindergarten is a haven for young learners, a place where young minds flourish, curiosity is nurtured and the journey of lifelong learning begins. https://www.sssas.org/lower-school/academics
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #5 - St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Lower school serves 3-year-olds through 5th grade. Offering vibrant learning spaces with a rigorous curriculum in a safe and inclusive environment where children are known, cherished, and encouraged to explore. https://www.sssas.org/lower-school/welcome
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #6 - St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Lower school serves 3-year-olds through 5th grade. Offering vibrant learning spaces with a rigorous curriculum in a safe and inclusive environment where children are known, cherished, and encouraged to explore. https://www.sssas.org/lower-school/welcome
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #7 - The College Office is focused on supporting students and families through the journey of finding, applying, and enrolling in college. Through individual conversations, extensive programming, and personalized connections, we meet with every student. https://www.sssas.org/upper-school/college-counseling
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #8 - Our Middle School academic program is demanding and specially designed to attend to the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual requirements of boys and girls in middle school. https://www.sssas.org/middle-school/academics
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #9 - Upper School STEM classes prepare students to use technology tools confidently, capably, and ethically. With an emphasis on project-based learning, students apply their knowledge, develop collaborative skills, and demonstrate creative solutions to problems. https://www.sssas.org/upper-school/academics?sharedcardId=27
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Photo #10 - Our comprehensive Arts program offers many ways to express yourself! Diverse Visual art courses from painting to printmaking, ceramics to sculpture for beginners to AP. Our musicians, singers, and actors have lots of opportunities to perform. Learn more at https://www.sssas.org/upper-school/arts
St Stephen's and St Agnes is a top college preparatory Episcopal Church School in Alexandria, Virginia that educates girls and boys from age 3 through twelfth grade on three campuses.
Our mission is to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community.
To help our students succeed in a complex and changing world, we seek to inspire a passion for learning, an enthusiasm for athletic and artistic endeavor, a striving for excellence, a celebration of diversity, and a commitment to service.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,214 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,030
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Apr. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1924
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,214 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
168 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size
14 students
Number of AP Courses
32 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP 2-D Art and Design, AP 3-D Art and Design, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Japanese Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Dress code varies by campus- Lower, Middle & Upper

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / Apr. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$39,050 - Full-day Early Saints and Junior Kindergarten (FA not offered until K) $40,360 - Grades Kindergarten-2 $40,810 - Grades 3-5 $45,140 - Grades 6-8 (Middle School) $49,030 - Grades 9-12 (Upper School)
Summer Program Cost Notes
Cost varies by camp type and length of camp.
% on Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$30,348
Admissions Director
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
Admissions Associate
Jill Iverson

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service, Diversity Club, Environmental Club, Honor Council, Model Judiciary, Newspaper, One Act Play, Pep Band, Photography, Quiz Bowl Team, Robotics, Rocket Club, Upper School Excerpt (literary magazine), Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Weightlifting

School Notes

Become Ready
  • Try something new. Learn a new language, become a scientist, take the stage. Learn and explore and dream big. At St. Stephen's and St. Agnes, students develop a confidence in themselves; they find power and value in their talents, big and small. Each and every day they are honored for who they are and who they will become. They will be ready for the academic challenges of college and the world beyond, and they will be ready to lead with goodness and integrity.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School cost?
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School's tuition is approximately $49,030 for private students.
Does St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School offer a summer program?
Yes, St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School offer?
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter Track and Wrestling. St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School's ranking?
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Largest student body, Most AP courses offered, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School?
The application deadline for St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School is Jan. 15 / Apr. 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-12
  • Enrollment: 1,214 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,030
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / Apr. 1
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Alexandria, VA is $26,772 for elementary schools and $40,120 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alexandria, VA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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