St. Stephen's School Rome A sense of <em>fellowship</em> and <em>cooperation</em>Building <em>futures</em> since 1964Benefitting from the Historical <em>Heritage</em> in RomeCultivating the <em>Highest</em> and <em>Best</em> in Each StudentDay and Boarding in an <em>International</em> SettingA <em>Unique</em> Faculty/Student RapportPreparation for <em>University Entrance</em> worldwideA <em>Family</em> Atmosphere<em>Experienced</em> Teaching FacultyLearning from Rome’s <em>Artistic Environment</em><em>Creativity</em> in the Performing ArtsParticipation and <em>Healthy Competition</em> in SportsNurturing the <em>Diverse</em> Interest of Each Student

Welcome to St.Stephen's

St. Stephen's School is a non-denominational, co-educational, international boarding and day school, enrolling students from age 14-19 in grades 9-12 and for a postgraduate year.

Founded in 1964, St. Stephen's provides a demanding classical and liberal arts college-preparatory curriculum. We offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program in grades 11 and 12, as well as the American High School Diploma and a selection of Advanced Placement examinations.

St. Stephen's School Rome building futures since 1964

Co-educational Boarding at St. Stephen's

In a close-knit family atmosphere, St. Stephen's offers a safe, structured, enriching and productive environment...

... for an internationally diverse group of 40 boarders seeking an English language high school education in an intellectually stimulating and culturally vibrant setting. Eight resident faculty provide personal and academic support, as well as a variety of opportunities to explore and experience the wonders of Rome, Italy and Europe. Please take a look!

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The IB at St. Stephen's

In January 2015, St Stephen’s celebrates forty years of the IB!
In 1975, St Stephen’s became the first school in Italy to offer the International Baccalaureate program and this past May celebrated the best IB scores in the School’s history with three students earning perfect scores of 45 points. On average, St Stephen’s students have graduated with a 99% pass rate (the IB world average is 81%) and have matriculated to colleges and universities throughout the world.  Click here to learn more about the IB at St. Stephen’s and here if you are interested in our stats.
The IB Program

Employment Opportunities at St. Stephen's

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Situated in the historic center of Italy’s capital, St. Stephen’s is a co-educational, non-denominational, secondary day and boarding school and the only international school in Rome with a boarding program. 
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St. Stephen's 50th Anniversary

St. Stephen's turned fifty in June 2014!  Click here to have a look at photos from our three-day celebration.
If you are interested in learning more about the history of the school, please send us an email to purchase a copy of the 50th Anniversary book.
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Through your support, we can ensure that today’s students have the resources and opportunities they need to grow into creative, capable and courageous young men and women, and that the same high quality St. Stephen’s experience remains available for generations to come.
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Latest News

PA Welcome Reception Tonight at 6pm!

Join us this evening -- Tuesday, September 2nd -- for a Welcome Aperitivo hosted by the St Stephen's School Parents' Association on the terrace from 6-8pm. Parents of all grades are invited to attend.  We're looking forward to seeing you and to celebrating the beginning of a great school year!

02 September 2014

Back to School 2014-15
Back to School 2014-15

It's Back to School!

Nearly three-hundred students returned to school today and received a new SSS book bag! Friends greeted each other and new acquaintances were made.  The activity-filled first day back ended with a barbeque on the terrace and fun and games at Circus Maximus. We're the only school in Rome fortunate enough to have access to 99% of the city's historic sites -- all within walking distance. Click here to learn more about school life at St. Stephens.

01 September 2014

Field day@Circus Maximus
Field day@Circus Maximus

Field Day at St Stephen's!

It was the first day back to school and everyone was excited to be back.  The day finished off with dozens of students heading out the Circus Maximus, the ancient chariot racing stadium that dates to the sixth century B.C., where they participated in organized games and activities. If this sounds like a great way to start the new school year, click here to get to know us.

01 September 2014

Back to School
Back to School

School Starts September 1st!

We look forward to welcoming boarders who will arrive throughout the day, on Sunday, August 31st. School starts for all students on Monday, September 1st. The schedule is as follows:

20 August 2014