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St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
School Name:
St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School
Street Address:
1000 St. Stephen's Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
Head of School:
Mrs. Kirsten Prettyman Adams
Founding Date:
1924 & 1944; merged 1991
Religious Affiliation:
Full Accreditation
Day / Boarding:
Day Only
Grade Levels:
Enrollment Size:
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Admissions Contact:
Mr. Jon Kunz
Admissions Email:
8/1/2019 3:06:00 PM Religious Denomination School
Mission / Philosophy / Objectives:

To help our students succeed in a complex and changing world, we seek to inspire a passion for learning, an enthusiasm for athletic and artistic endeavor, a striving for excellence, a celebration of diversity, and a commitment to service.

Our mission is to pursue goodness as well as knowledge and to honor the unique value of each of our members as a child of God in a caring community.

School Fast Facts:

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School is a college preparatory, Episcopal day school in Alexandria, Virginia that educates 1120 boys and girls from junior kindergarten through grade 12.

SSSAS was recently recognized as a Washington Post Top Workplace (#2 among midsized employers) and a "Best Independent School" and "Top High School" for innovation in science, math, and technology by Virginia Living Magazine. Please visit to learn more about our school.

  • Located in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 6 miles south of Washington, DC
  • 3 campuses within a 1.5-mile radius: Lower (JK-5), Middle (6-8), Upper (9-12)

Our Campuses

  • 3 distinct, age-appropriate campuses
  • Lower School: 16 Acres
  • Middle School: 7 Acres
  • Upper School: 35 Acres
  • Buildings: 13
  • Classrooms: 107

Our Student Body

  • Total Enrollment: 1120
  • Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12
  • Coed
  • Lower School Campus: 373
  • Middle School Campus: 297
  • Upper School Campus: 450
  • Students of Color: 27%
  • Grants in Aid: 21%

Our Facilities

  • Technology: 3 state-of-the-art technology labs, Mobile Laptop and iPad Carts, SMART Boards, 3D printers, robotics, and Upper School Foreign Language and Math Labs
  • Science Labs: 11
  • Art Studios: 6
  • Music Studios: 6
  • Upper School Chapel/Performing Arts Center (used by all divisions)
  • Upper School Black Box Theater
  • Middle School greenhouse
  • Fields: 9, including 4 state-of-the-art regulation turf fields
  • Track: an Upper School outdoor six-lane, 400-meter all-weather
  • Tennis Courts: 8
  • Gymnasiums: 3 full-size gyms, 1 on each campus
  • Wrestling: an Upper School wrestling room that converts to an indoor batting cage
  • Fitness Center: an Upper School fully equipped weight and conditioning room

Our History

  • St. Agnes School Founded: 1924
  • St. Stephen's School Founded: 1944
  • Schools Merged: 1991
  • Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
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