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

Celebrating 50 Years
St. Stephen's turns fifty in June 2014!  Come and celebrate with us in Rome from 27-29 June 2014.

We have three days of exciting events and activity-packed afternoons in store for you. From a St. Stephen's treasure hunt, walking tours and visits to historic residences to arts performances and a star-studded Gala dinner, this is a party that you won't want to miss!

Go to our 50th Anniversary Celebration section to find out about our program of events, information about accommodations in Rome and alumni and friends trips.
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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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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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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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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

Happy Easter & Buona Pasqua
Happy Easter & Buona Pasqua

The Faculty and Staff at St. Stephen's Wish You a Great Spring Break!

Students and faculty are away this week and will return Monday, April 28th.  

17 April 2014


St. Stephen's Sculpture Students Work on Belgian Academy Installation

The Belgian Academy in Rome is celebrating its 75th Anniversary and Belgian artist Kristien De Neve has tapped St. Stephen's School for its artistic talent.  For the past month, art teacher Anita Guerra's sculpture students have been contributing to a unique work of art that will be part of De Neve's installation at the Belgian Academy in Rome.

14 April 2014

Mike Mottola and Liz Johnson-Mottola
Mike Mottola and Liz Johnson-Mottola

In Boarding News...

This past weekend, boarding students attended a Sunday brunch and baby shower for two boarding faculty members and soon-to-be parents. It was a beautiful afternoon where faculty and students joined in to celebrate the arrival of a new baby boy...or girl. We are delighted for our two faculty members Mike Mottola and Liz Johnson-Mottola!

09 April 2014

Monday Morning Meeting
Monday Morning Meeting

Rhythms of Senegal

In celebrating the richness of our international community, members of faculty often organize learning opportunities for students beyond the classroom.  Many of these opportunities involve learning about different societies and cultures through literature, film, music, service and travel.

09 April 2014