Stevenson School - Pebble Beach Campus

  • At Stevenson, we believe that education should do more than kindle students' delight in learning and prepare them for continued academic success.
  • We believe that school can lay the groundwork for a joyful life.
  • Stevenson's educational philosophy may be different from that of any other school you are considering.
  • Our approach to education starts with you. We want you to love learning and achievement—but we also want you to love the arts, nature, recreation, friends and your own evolving perspective on the world.
  • Respect yourself, and respect everyone else whose life touches yours.
  • The Carmel Campus houses Pre-Kindergarten through 8th Grade day students.
  • The Pebble Beach Campus houses grades 9-12, both boarding and day students.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1952

Student Body

Total Students559 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by GradeStevenson School - Pebble Beach Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses23 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average SAT score1360
Average ACT score28
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniform policy for PK-8 students)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$33,200
Tuition NotesTuition costs vary according to a student's enrollment status: boarding or day, and grade level. Please visit our website for the most up to date information.
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSusan Rymzo
Admissions AssociateBernadette Sotak


Total Sports Offered19 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,

School Notes

  • Make your life a splendid story. That’s the spirit of Stevenson.  Stevenson School is a selective, co-ed college preparatory school for boarding and day students, nestled securely within the world-renowned coastal community of Pebble Beach, California. Named after storyteller and adventurer Robert Louis Stevenson, the school embraces his independent spirit by valuing challenge, creativity, curiosity, responsibility, and self-expression in all of its pursuits. Rigorous academics are the core of Stevenson’s program—with a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, average class size of 14, and 1:1 advisory program. Emphasizing critical thinking and inquiry-based learning, we offer 23 Advanced Placement classes, including BC Calculus, Chinese, Environmental Science, Art History—just to name a few. With 100% college acceptance, our trained College Center staff guides students to the right college that best fits their interests and strengths. One hundred thirty-one students had more than 578 college acceptances, just in the last year.  Stevenson students will find endless ways to express themselves through our dynamic arts program. We offer three theatrical main stage productions a year and eight instrumental and vocal musical troupes; art classes ranging from painting, sculpture, and drawing to digital art, architecture, and fashion; ballet, jazz, and modern dance instruction, as well as the largest student-run radio station in the Western United States (KSPB 91.9).  With 24 spirited and competitive interscholastic teams – including football, lacrosse, golf, water polo, soccer, field hockey, sailing, baseball, volleyball and much more - students can excel at a favorite sport and are welcome to try a new one. Our professional coaching staff is student-focused and values sportsmanship above all else—and teams bring home local, regional, and state championships. Go Pirates! Our 500 students maintain a community of respect, diversity, and friendships that last a lifetime--with a ratio of 60% boarding and 40% day, representing 25 countries and 19 states. And no matter where our students are from—Singapore, Kazakhstan, Mexico, or just around the corner--we prepare them to go to amazing places.  What will your life’s story be Read our stories at; visit us at
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