We have warmly welcomed qualified international students into our classrooms for more than two decades. They enrich our school by sharing aspects of their native culture, helping us understand the strengths of a diverse campus community, and much more. These students also ultimately become friendly ambassadors for Saint Stephen’s around the globe.

Our International Student Program is dedicated to providing a highly competitive, faith-based independent school education to non-immigrant international students, as well as the children of families who have chosen to move to the area. Saint Stephen’s will issue the I-20 form, which is certified by the federal government to accept international students for study in the U.S. English proficiency is required.

International families are encouraged to apply directly to Saint Stephen's; an outside organization is not necessary. (Our school is not contracting with outside organizations at this time.) All students must reside locally with his/her parents or legal guardian with documentation to qualify for consideration. Once we receive initial contact information, our Admissions Team will help each student's family through the admissions process for international students.

For more information about US government guidelines for international students, click here.


International students who are interested in attending Saint Stephen’s should contact Chi Klein, Director of Admissions, at (941) 746-2121 ext. 1321 or via email at

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