International Applicants

Info For Educational Consultants

Information for Educational Consultants

Dear Consultants and Agents,

St. Stephen’s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas appreciates working regularly with educational consultants and agents from around the world. Our boarding program has 175 students in grades 8-12. Typically, about 90 students are international from almost 20 countries around the world. Many of your students are on our campus and engaged in the classroom and in the life of the community.

Our application season will start in September and the deadline for the first round of admission decisions will be January 20, 2024. Note that we do not accept students after the academic year begins in August. Please familiarize yourself and your clients with our website ( as it explains the admission process thoroughly. Pay particular attention to the International Admission section. The International FAQs found there will address most questions.

The St. Stephen’s application is available at All documents should be uploaded through the website. We also accept the SSAT SAO and Gateway to Prep common applications. Please do not send paper documents through the mail as our school is committed to sustainability. This includes, but is not limited to, teacher recommendations, portfolios, CDs and USB drives. We require SSAT scores (code 6956). While there is not a minimum SSAT score that we look for, the most successful students tend to have a total scale score in the 2000 range. TOEFL (code B078) is not required but if you have scores please submit them.

We accept international boarding applications starting in 8th grade. All applications require an interview. We allow interviews to be conducted via Zoom or Vericant. Refer to instructions on the international application page to schedule the interview. 

We look forward to working with you and your clients. We encourage you to visit our beautiful campus located at the base of the Texas hill country and 20 minutes from downtown Austin.

Lawrence Sampleton
Associate Head for Enrollment Management and Financial Aid

SSAT - Standardized Testing

St. Stephen's accepts SSAT scores (code 6956).

To be considered in the first round of admission decisions, the SSAT must be taken by January 20th. While there isn't a minimum score that we look for, the most successful students tend to have a total scale score in the 2000 range. TOEFL (code B078) and Duolingo scores are not required but may be submitted in addition to the SSAT. 

Address: 6500 St. Stephen's Dr., Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 327-1213