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

Employment Opportunities at St. Stephen's

Business Manager
CURRENT OPENINGS:  Alumni Relations Coordinator; Part-Time Nurse
Click here to read more about each position and follow the link below to submit an application for employment.

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 Summer Programs

2014 Summer Programs Brochure
NEW REDUCED RATES! The St. Stephen's School 2015 Summer Programs are now open for enrollment!
Spend your summer in Rome! Choose from one of our stimulating summer sessions that offer students opportunities to explore the Eternal City: Generations at St. Stephen's (June 14-27), the Arts & Humanities Summer Program (June 28 - July 11), and The American Institute for Roman Culture-St. Stepehn's Pre-College Program (July 19-Aug 8).
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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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For Applicants

Join the students from the U.S., Italy and the forty different countries that make up the  community at St. Stephen's.
Learn more about us. Click here to see our catalogue. Schedule a visit to see our campus in the historic center of Rome to talk to students and faculty. Contact the Admissions Coordinator at for more information.
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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.
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Support St. Stephen's

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St. Stephen’s School is devoted to helping young people reach their highest potential…
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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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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Latest News

Celebrating Rome's Birthday!

Latin, Roman Topography and Medieval Renaissance students celebrated Rome's birthday at the Circus Maximus today!

21 April 2015


The Drama Department Presents Neil Simon's Rumors

Opening Night is Wednesday, April 22nd at 7:30PM!  Please join us for RUMORS, a delightful farce by Neil Simon. Produced by Drama teacher Sandra Provost and the Drama Department, Rumors promises to be a delightful St. Stephen's School production.

19 April 2015


Join Us for Our Next Symposium on Thursday, April 23 at 4:45pm

The Topic: International MindednessOrganized by English Department Chair Leon Maggio, St Stephen's Symposia explore a range of issues that affect and impact our community. The subject of international mindedness is a hot topic these days. 

Reach Out Basketball Tournament - Friday, April 24th

St Stephen's service club Reach Out has organized a Benefit Basketball Tournament for Friday, April 24th at 4:00PM.
Ticket prices are 4 Euros for spectators and 8 Euros for participants.

19 April 2015