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St. Stephen's School, Rome ADMISSIONS

Private schools in Canada have admissions policies, and they require application materials. These may include letters of application, application fees, essays, and tests (such as the SSAT). Many schools also require interviews with prospective students. Schools also use different criteria for evaluating student applications, have different acceptance rates, and target different kinds of students. To improve your child’s chances of acceptance, find out everything you can about a school’s admissions policies and how they assess applicants.

Admissions Requirements

Interview9 - 12
SSAT (out of province)
Entrance Exam(s)9 - 12
Entrance Essay9 - 12

SSS Rome admissions deadlines and fees

Day students: January 29
Boarding students: Rolling
Offer mid-year entry: Yes

Application fee: $300
Registration fee: $2,500
Deposit: $7,500

What SSS Rome says about their admissions requirements:

How to apply

  1. Visit St. Stephen's if possible.
  2. Submit an application form on the school's online portal - Open Apply
  3. Complete the parent/student questionnaire and submit all required documents that will show up on the checklist. Boarding applicants only: also complete the Supplementary Boarding Form.
  4. Upload a copy of the photo page of your passport.
  5. Provide the previous year's official transcript from your current or previous school, plus your most recent trimester/semester report).
  6. Request two teacher recommendations via the link provided when you fill in the online application.
  7. Submit your application and remit the application fee of €300   
  8. Schedule an admissions test (in-person for local students and online for remote students) and interview 

Completing the application process does not automatically guarantee enrollment. All documents listed above must be received on or before the application can be processed. Each applicant file is reviewed by an admissions committee which makes the final decision. Boarding applicants are notified within one month of completing the application. For successful applicants, enrollment confirmation is contingent upon receipt of a €4000 deposit (Day students)/€5000 deposit (Boarding students) and receipt of a duly completed student health form and medical insurance attestation, plus submissions of a hard copy of the original enrollment contract (and supplementary boarding agreement for boarders), signed by both parents. Students are matriculated upon entry.


Learn about the percentage of students typically accepted into St. Stephen's School, Rome. This can help you gauge your chances of getting into this school. For instance, a 95% acceptance rate means a school is relatively easy to get into, while a 10% acceptance rate means it will be difficult to get into.

St. Stephen's School, Rome acceptance rate: 50%

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St. Stephen's School, Rome student entry points

Schools accept different numbers of students at different grade levels. Learn how many students are accepted into St. Stephen's School, Rome at each grade level.

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What type of student SSS Rome is looking for:

We are looking for students who: -are intellectually prepared and ready to learn, -can think creatively, critically and scientifically, -possess the motivation to succeed and the potential to excel academically -demonstrate personal and social integrity, -bring diversity and an international perspective into the classroom, -are committed to contributing to the school, local and global communities.

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