Think Beyond

 

Ways to Visit SSES

Like many things in life, seeing is believing.

Class Visit days are offered to students during the year of their application to St. Stephen's (offered to those applying this year for 2020-2021 academic year). Registration is limited and days will close at capacity.
 
Boarding students are welcome to register for the Class Visit Days or make a campus visit appointment by calling the Office of Admission.

Prospective students from PRC, Hong Kong, and Taiwan may visit campus on specific days. Online registration.

Prospective day students applying for grades 10 and 11 should email Sara Solomon for available dates.

Join Us

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  • Summer Campus Tours

    Summer campus tours are offered at 10:00 a.m. on most Mondays and Fridays. An Admission Director will lead the tour and be able to answer questions along the way. Please wear weather appropriate casual clothing and comfortable walking shoes. A reservation made in advance is required to attend the tour. Educational consultants and tour groups requesting a campus visit are asked call to arrange an appointment.
    Register for a summer campus tour.
  • Class Visit Days

    Class Visit Days are offered to students during the year of their application to St. Stephen's (offered to those applying for the 2019-2020 academic year). Registration is limited and days will close at capacity. Class Visit Days will be offered on specific days October through January.
     
    Boarding students are welcome to register for the Class Visit Days or make an individual campus visit appointment by calling the Office of Admission.

    Register for a Class Visit
  • Open House

    The Open House for Admission features mini class sessions taught by inspiring faculty and a reception to meet teachers, coaches, fine art instructors and admission officers. In addition to a review of the admission process, the Open House is an opportunity to talk with faculty members, attend mock classes, take a tour of the campus, and learn about all the extracurricular opportunities at St. Stephen's.

    Register for an Open House
  • Middle School Prospective Parent Coffee

    Visit with admission officers, administrators, and program directors to learn more about the Middle School experience. Join us for coffee, casual conversation, and a tour for parents of students applying to grades 6-8. 

    Register for the Parent Coffee
  • Upper School Prospective Parent Coffee

    Visit with admission officers, administrators, and program directors to learn more about the Upper School experience. Join us for coffee, casual conversation, and a tour for parents of students applying to grades 9-12.

    Register for the Parent Coffee
  • Athletic Games and Fine Arts Events

    Most athletic games and fine arts events are open to the public. Check the school website calendars and if you see something happening that matches your students interests come to campus and support our Spartan students.
     

Register for a Class Visit

Day Student Class Visit Schedules

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  • Middle School Class Visit Schedule

    8:40 - Registration in Admission Office lobby (Park in Clayton Gym lot)
    8:50 - 9:05 - Tour of Upper School academic area
    9:05 - 9:20 - Reception in Gunn Hall lobby
    9:20 - Students leave to attend 2nd and 3rd period classes with student hosts
    9:20 - Parents visit with Middle School Administrators
    9:50 - Parents tour academic and athletic areas (optional)
    10:30 - Parents leave campus following tour
    11:00 - Students eat a complimentary lunch in the Dining Hall with student lunch hosts
    11:35 - Students tour recess areas, Student Center, Moody Walk and athletic facilities
    12:10 - Parents pick up students in front of Clayton Gym
  • Upper School Class Visit Schedule

    9:00 - Registration in Admission Office lobby (Park in Clayton Gym lot)
    9:20 - 11:00 - Students attend 2nd and 3rd periods with student hosts
    9:15 - Parent Q&A in Becker Library with Upper School administrators
    10:00 - Parents tour academic, fine arts and athletic areas (optional)
    11:00 - Parents leave campus following tour
    11:00 - Students eat a complimentary lunch in the Dining Hall with current student lunch hosts
    11:30 - Campus tour, Student Q&A with current students
    12:15
    - Parents pick up students at Clayton Gym

Boarding Student Class Visit Schedules

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  • Students applying for 8th grade

    8th Grade Boarding Student Visit

    9:05 - Registration in Admission Office lobby (Park in Clayton Gym lot) 
    9:20 - 10:05 - Campus and dorm tour (2nd period)
    10:10 - 10:55 - Attend 3rd period/parent interview
    11:00 - 11:30 - Eat lunch in Dining Hall with current students
    11:40 - 12:05 - Student Interview
    12:05 - 12:20 - Attend Chapel
    12:25 - 1:10  - Attend 5th period class
  • Students applying for 9th grade

    9th Grade Boarding Student Visit

    9:05 - Registration in Admission Office lobby (Park in Clayton Gym lot) 
    9:20 - 10:05 - Campus and dorm tour (2nd period)
    10:10 - 10:55 - Attend 3rd period/parent interview
    11:00 - 11:30 - Student interview
    11:35 - 12:20 - Attend 4th period
    12:25 - 1:10  - Attend 5th period lunch with 9/10th graders
  • Students applying for 10/11th grade

    10th and 11th Grade Boarding Visit

    9:05 - Registration in Admission Office lobby (Park in Clayton Gym lot)
    9:20 - 10:05 Campus and dorm tour
    10:10 - 10:55 - Attend 3rd period/parent interview
    11:00 - 11:30 - Student interview
    11:35 - 12:20 - Attend 4th period  
    12:25 - 1:10 - 5th period lunch with 9/10th grader

Admission Directions

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  • To St. Stephen's

    From Highway 360/Capital of Texas Highway, turn west onto Westlake Drive (if coming from North Austin, turn right onto Westlake Drive, if coming from South Austin, turn left). Once on Westlake Drive, get into the left lane. The road will curve around and go back up towards Loop 360, and the entrance to St. Stephen's will be on your right. **Please note that this entrance to the school is not reflected on some online mapping sites (MapQuest, Google Maps, etc.) or GPS.
  • To the Admission Office

    Upon entering campus, follow signs to Parking Lot B. After parking, walk to the stairs in the upper north corner of the lot. Follow the stairs and path up to campus. When you reach the top of the path (standing next to the back of a stop sign), look across the street slightly left to see the large school seal on the wall of the lower level of the Becker Library. Follow the path to that seal and enter the double glass doors.
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Address: 6500 St. Stephen's Dr., Austin, TX 78746
Phone: (512) 327-1213