SAT SCORES (2016) - AVERAGE - U.S. – 1,002
FLA – 1,040
FLA Private 
Schools – 1,188
SSES – 1,211
ACT SCORES (2016) - AVERAGE - U.S. – 20.8, FLA – 19.9, SSES – 27
AP SCORES (2016) - (Percentage of students scoring 3, 4 or 5) - FLA – 54, global – 60, SSES – 92
55% - Faculty with master’s/doctorate degrees
21 - Universities ranked among the top 25 by U.S. News and World Report that SSES grads have matriculated to since 2011
17 State championships won by Falcons sports teams, including football and track & field in 2016-17
9:1 Student/Teacher ratio
37 SSES students named National Merit Scholar finalists since 2005
$7 million Merit-based aid offered by colleges to graduates of the class of 2017
20+ Different nationalities represented in our student body
18 Advanced Placement classes offered
720 total enrollment Pre-K3 through grade 12
Using a robot he created, student Zack Gromko set a Guinness World Record in 2015 for the fastest solution of a Rubik’s Cube – 2.4 seconds.
Featuring five SSES students and one from Lakewood Ranch, Team Manatee topped teams from 37 other counties to win the 2016 Florida Commissioner’s Academic Challenge.
Fifth grader Julia Craig won the 2016 statewide Americanism Essay Contest sponsored by the Florida Elks.
Opened in February 2016 just steps from our campus dock on the McLewis Bayou, the 5,933-square-foot SSES Marine Science Center includes a wet lab, one outdoor and two indoor classrooms that are used by students in all grade levels.
Three SSES students were part of the six-member Team Florida that won the 2015 Advanced Certamen Latin National Championship in San Antonio, Texas.
Since 1993, the SSES Mock Trial team has won the 12th Circuit competition all but four years and has represented Manatee, Sarasota, and DeSoto counties at the state level, placing in the top 10 each year, including two second-place finishes.
SSES, with funding from USF, opened its Confucius Classroom in 2017, enhancing the school’s Mandarin programs. Pineview is the only other Manatee or Sarasota county school with this offering.
The Treblemakers Intermediate School singing group won its division at the 2017 Music USA Festival at Universal Studios in Orlando.
Tampa Bay Business Journal/Niche.com ranked Saint Stephen’s the No. 3 private K-12 school in the Tampa Bay area in March 2017. SSES received an A+ ranking.
Middle School social studies teacher Mary Louise Sternberg was named the 2016 Florida History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York.
Saint Stephen’s Athletics ranked No. 1 in Class 3A 
in the Florida High School Athletic Association Sunshine Cup all-sports points standings for 2016-17.
Student Vanessa Yan was named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar – one of only 161 nationwide honored for outstanding academic performance.