St. Stephen's is a pioneering coeducational day and boarding school in Austin, Texas, serving students in grades 6-12.
We offer a distinctive college preparatory curriculum within a balanced program of academics, athletics, service learning and the arts.
Our mission is to inspire a lasting love of learning and spirit of service so that each of our students lives a life of meaning and enriches the world.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 684 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,900
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

St. Stephens Episcopal School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1950
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
684 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
St. Stephens Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
17 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Computer Science, Advanced European History, Advanced Language Courses, Advanced Precalculus, Advanced Statistics, Astrophysics, Biology II, Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry II, Geology, Multivariable Analysis, Physics II, Principles of Engineering, Social Science Seminars
Average SAT score
1400
Average ACT score
31
Average Percentile SSAT
81%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Domestic Boarding -65175 International Boarding - 68050 Day -34900
Summer Program Cost Notes
https://www.sstx.org/summercamps
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$40,941
Acceptance Rate
54%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Lawrence Sampleton
Admissions Associate
Allison Center
Endowment Size
$25 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
36 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Bible Study, Book Club, Breakthrough Mentors, Ceramics, Chinese Culture Club, Coding, Cooking Adventures, Debate Team, Engineering Club, Entrepreneurship Club, Environmental Club, Feminism Club, Japanese Culture Club, Kudos Club, Latin Club, Literary Society, Model United Nations, Mu Alpha Theta, Newspaper, Photography, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, Spanish Culture Club, Student Councils

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir, Improv, Jazz Band, Private Lessons, theater Council

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Canoeing, Caving, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Water Polo

School Notes

Why Families Choose St. Stephen's
Personalized Learning 
  • Value individual expression and intellectual freedom
  • Encourage the pursuit of passions and participation in new learning experiences
  • Foster meaningful student-faculty relationshipsKnow your child as a unique individual inside and outside the classroom
Supportive Community
  • Provide a safe community where students can take risks, make mistakes and grow from experience
  • Inspire student engagement and connection through a variety of programs on and off campus
  • Honor the inherent dignity of every individual while cultivating a sense of belonging
Healthy, Balanced Lifestyle 
  • Support students with a team of advisors, counselors, learning specialists and dorm parents
  • Teach life skills that are essential to success in college and beyond
  • Provide opportunities for every student to shine through a balanced program of academics, athletics, fine arts and extracurriculars
Becoming Global Citizens
  • Foster a love of learning and spirit of service
  • Produce leaders ready to improve the worldInstill a strong sense of self and commitment to others
  • Cultivate self-sufficiency and independent thinking
  • Provide opportunities to interact with peers from other cultures and learn to see the world through their eyes

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Students: 684 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,900
  • Acceptance rate: 54%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Austin, TX is $11,771 for elementary schools and $14,519 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Austin, TX is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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