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

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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Boarding at St. Stephen's

Day and Boarding International School Rome, Italy
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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Employment Opportunities at St. Stephen's

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Please follow the link belowto 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
The St. Stephen's School 2014 summer programs are now open for enrollment!
The two-week Arts & Humanities program will run from July 6 - 19, and the three week Brown University-St. Stephen's School Pre-College Program in Rome will run from July 20 - August 9.
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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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Latest News

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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


A Warm Welcome to New Faculty and Staff!

Please join the Head of School in extending an enthusiastic welcome to new faculty and staff who will be teaching a variety of subjects at St. Stephen's in the 2014-15 academic year. Our new faculty and staff include:

19 August 2014


St. Stephen's First Family

With three generations of the Di Marco family present, the 50th Celebration helped us to honor all of those who have been so central to the history of the School. And where would we be without Italo Laurteri?!

21 July 2014


50 years and 2 generations of Heads of School

The 50th Weekend gave us opportunity to celebrate the rich and inspiring history of St. Stephen's. Thanks to our brave leaders, St. Stephen's remains strong and true to Father Patterson's vision established in 1964.

Pictured from left: Eric Mayer, Phil Allen, Lesley Murphy, Michael Stannus, Gary Crippin.

21 July 2014