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 OPENINGSFull-time Economics Teacher; Part-time College Counselor;
 Boarding Residential
                                                         Assistant; Alumni
                                                         Relations Coordinator;
                                                         Contabile Junior;
                                                         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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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. Schedule a visit to see our campus in the historic center of Rome or come to our next OPEN DAY (by appointment only) on  Friday, January 9, 2015 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.
The IB Program

St. Stephen's Summer Programs

2014 Summer Programs Brochure
The St. Stephen's School 2015 Arts & Humanities summer program is now open for enrollment!
Encouraging a harmonious balance of intellect and creativity, the Arts & Humanities Summer Program at St. Stephen's School offers students the opportunity to explore both academically and artistically in a program tailored to their individual interests and talents. Students in this program are enrolled in one core course, a language class (either Italian or Latin), and one or more elective courses. The two-week Arts & Humanities program will run from June 28 - July 11.
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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

Employment Opportunities at St. Stephen's

Interested in working at St. Stephen's?  It's rare that positions become available but this year, we have a few staff and faculty emploment opportunities and we are actively recruiting. Our openings include a contabile junior, part-time nurse, alumni relations coordinator, residential assistant and part-time college counselor. Click here to find out more and upload your CV.

26 January 2015


Semester Break Begins with a Boarding Ski Trip!

Most of our boarding department leaves today for its annual semester break ski trip to Trentino Alto Adige where they will ski, snowboard at the foot of the Latemar and take in the picturesque surroundings of northern Italy's Dolomites.

22 January 2015


Semester Break!

St. Stephen' s students are out on semester break. Classes resume on Tuesday, January 27th for the start of the second semester.

22 January 2015


Where will you be Saturday, February 7th at 3:00pm?

If you answered "at the Elvis Show at St Stephen's School Auditorium," you get a prize! That's right, Elvis is coming to Rome!  It's bound to be one of the biggest Elvis events of the year outside of Graceland...and surely not to be missed.

21 January 2015