Scholastic. Adventurous. Eclectic. Forward-Looking. Open-Minded. Joyful. Passionate. Located just 800 yards off the Pacific coast, Stevenson is for passionate, motivated, and mature students preparing to attend leading colleges and universities. We have thoughtful students, a gifted faculty and staff, a lively curriculum, an exceptional range of academic, athletic, and artistic choices, and a welcoming community. So this is Stevenson: the school where you need to be serious about studying, about preparing for college, and about respecting yourself and other people – but also serious about enjoying life.
Stevenson School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
A Matriculation
A Academics
B+ Extracurricular activities
B+ Community
A+ Reviews
A Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Boarding Tuition: $74,900
Day S. Tuition: $43,700
# of Students: 520
Boarding Rate: 60%
Teacher:Student: 1:10%
International Student: 20%
AP Courses: 13
Endowment: $92,308/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 60%
SAT: 1280/1600
IB: No

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Ranking University/College Students
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#38 Georgia Institute of Technology 1
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LAC #9 Middlebury College 1
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University of Southampton 1
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AP Courses

(Total 13)
Art History
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
Art History
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Environmental Science
French Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
Studio Art: Drawing
United States History
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(Total 15)
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Flag Football
American Football
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Flag Football
American Football
Water Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 52)
ABC Club
American Field Service
Amnesty International
Badminton Club
Chess Club
Computer Club
Cycling Club
Dance Club
Dream Theater Club
Environmental club
ABC Club
American Field Service
Amnesty International
Badminton Club
Chess Club
Computer Club
Cycling Club
Dance Club
Dream Theater Club
Environmental club
European Car Club
Fantasy Book Club
Federation of Jewish Intellectuals
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Fencing Club
Flash Animation Club
French Club
Gay/Straight Alliance
Green Key Society
Interact (Community Service)
Interactive Music
International Affairs Group
International Club
Investment Club
Japanimation Club
Jazz Club
Junior State of America
Knitting Club
KSBP 91.9 FM
Martial Arts Club
Math Club
Model UN
Photography Club
Red Cross Club
Republican Club
Science Club
Shopping Club
Spirit Club
Student Government: Class Officers
Student Government: Residence Council
Student Government: Student Council
Sweet Dance (Hip Hop) Club
Swing Dance Club
Table Tennis Club
Thai Club
Theater Boot Camp
Thought Club
Tutsitala (student newspaper)
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(Total 2)
Studio Art

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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1952
Campus Size: 60 acres
Boarding Rate: 60%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 02/01
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE,SSAT,PSAT,SAT
School Code:
TOEFL: 8081
SSAT: 6082



Brief Reviews

(Total 27)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 3)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.7 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation


(Total 191)

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Frequently Ask Questions about Stevenson School

Tell me a bit about Stevenson School.
Stevenson School is Co-ed private boarding school located in California, US. It was founded 1952 , and currently has about 520 students, 20.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.stevensonschool.org.
Does Stevenson School have rigorous academic requirements?
Stevenson School is offering 13 AP courses.

In recent years, 51 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Stevenson School also have 60% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Stevenson School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 26.52% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 16.67% go to top 25, and about 3.03% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Stevenson School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Stevenson School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, TOEFL for international students, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Stevenson School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Stevenson School in 2024 is $75,300 ~ $75,700, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at info@stevensonschool.org .
Where is Stevenson School located?
Stevenson School is located in the State of California of USA.
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The overall rating for Stevenson School is A.

The section ratings of Stevenson School are:
A for Matriculation
A for Academics
B+ for Extracurriculum
B+ for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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