Admission Process

The process of admission is designed specifically to ensure the future success of your student at Saint Stephen’s. It’s very important that our campus culture and academic curriculum are a good fit with your needs and expectations. At no matter what grade level you seek enrollment for your child, creating that match will ultimately lead to a rewarding and successful experience for your family.

Once you make your initial inquiry through the school’s admissions office, the process typically begins with a guided campus fact-finding visit. This allows you to see for yourself what makes Saint Stephen’s one of the nation’s top independent, college preparatory schools. Submission of an enrollment application and the appropriate documentation is next. Students then spend a day on campus for a shadow visit and testing. Once these steps have been completed, the student’s file is forwarded to our admissions committee for evaluation.

Enrollment Timeline
Early applicants are formally admitted each year on Feb. 1, and have until March 1 to submit their tuition deposit and signed enrollment contract. The school continues to process applications beyond that date, as long as space is available. Applicants admitted after Feb. 1, have 10 days to submit their tuition deposits and signed enrollment contracts.

Completing Your Application
Saint Stephen’s requires the following documentation in order to fully complete a student’s application and be considered for enrollment.

Pre-Kindergarten 3-Kindergarten

Grades 1-3

Grades 4-6

Grades 7-12

Send all written materials to:
Director of Admissions
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School
315 41st Street West
Bradenton, FL 34209

FAX:  941.746.1237 or EMAIL:  ljensen@saintstephens.org

Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual preference, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its education or admissions policies, scholarship, athletic or other school-administered programs.

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