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We have about 315 students. In Pre-K through Senior K, we have two classes per grade with an average of 17 per class. In Grades 1 through 5, we have a co-teaching model with an average of 42 students per grade.

Each Pre-K through Senior K class has a teacher and an assistant teacher. In Grades 1 through 5, we have three teachers in each class. 

  • Pre-K: 7:50-12:00 or 2:30
  • JR and SK: 7:50-2:30
  • Grade 1-2: 7:50-2:45
  • Grade 3-5: 7:50-3:00

Flag salute welcomes around 80 parents each morning to start the day off with their children.  With numerous committees and events throughout the year, the Home and School Association offers countless volunteer opportunities.

The campus is gated and we have two full-time security guards and a police officer on staff. Visitors obtain a pass in the Main Office after scanning their driver’s license and performing a background check.

Due to life threatening allergies, St. Stephen’s has a nut-safe policy in effect to protect the health of our students. St. Stephen’s avoids the use of nuts and nut products in the lunch program and ask that parents who bring in food for birthdays or class parties avoid foods that contain nut products.

  • American Library Association
  • Association of Technology Leaders in Independent Schools
  • Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE)
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • Diocese of Southeast Florida Episcopal Schools
  • Educational Records Bureau/Independent School Entrance Exam (ERB/ISEE)
  • Enrollment Management Association
  • Florida Association of Computer Educators (FACE)
  • International Literacy Association
  • Independent Schools of South Florida (ISSF)
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • National Council for Teachers of Math (NCTM)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
  • South Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (SFAEYC)

All students are required to wear a uniform.

Our focus is not on the tools, but rather the creative process by our students.  Each student has their own iPad starting in Grade 1. More importantly, students and faculty receive weekly integration from our three technology innovators on staff.  Additionally, an outside consultant is brought to work directly with the students each year. See some of our students' amazing work here.

Special area subjects include: Art, Drama & Speech, Music, Godly Play & Sacred Studies, Physical Education, Spanish, and Library

St. Stephen's offers two types of after school programs for its students:  Extended Aftercare Services and Enrichment Programs. The Enrichment Programs are offered in three different sessions during Fall, Winter, and Spring.  Enrichment classes vary each session but include activities such as team sports, art, dance, chess, foreign language, cooking and more.

A hot lunch with a salad bar and daily snacks, diversified to meet a variety of dietary needs, is included.

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