St. Stephens Episcopal School

  • St. Stephen Episcopal School is a coeducational boarding school and day school of the Diocese of Texas. We proudly service a caring, diverse community, inclusive of all faiths and grounded in the Christian tradition, which nurtures moral growth and values the potential and dignity of every human being.
  • We challenge students to live intelligently, creatively, and humanely as contributing members of society.
  • We develop the whole person by providing rigorous academic preparation, stimulating physical activities, and rich opportunities in the fine arts.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1949
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost Noteshttps://www.sstx.org/summercamps
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students687 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade St. Stephens Episcopal School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size17 students
Average SAT score1390
Average ACT score34
Average Percentile SSAT81%
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$30,300
Tuition NotesDomestic Boarding - 63340 International Boarding - 66150 Day - 22110
% on Financial Aid
15%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,500
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLawrence Sampleton
Admissions AssociateAllison Center
Endowment Size$33 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBadminton, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBadmintonBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
CrewCross Country,
DanceField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Weightlifting

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

  • St. Stephen`s is a seven-year college preparatory school within the Episcopal Diocese ofTexas. It is a coeducational boarding/day community with a 2014-2015 enrollment of 688 students, of whom 175 are boarding students in grades 8-12 and 513 are day students in grades 6-12. The school draws boarding students from across Texas, 7 states and 16 countries.The Upper School student population is 29% students of color, and an additional 15% are international students; 16% of the students receive need-based financial assistance. The faculty and academic administration includes 71 full-time and 5 part-time teachers, of whom 50 hold advanced degrees. The student-teacher ratio is 8:1, and the average class size is 17. 
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