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About  Saint Stephen's College

Saint Stephen’s College is Preparatory to Year 12 co-educational school, located on the Gold Coast, Queensland in Australia.  
Saint Stephen’s is a multi-award winning independent school with a solid reputation for producing outstanding students in academics, sports and cultural achievements.  
Saint Stephen’s College aims to develop future leaders who are full of character and integrity.  We empower our students to reach their full potential and to live their lives as responsible global citizens.   We encourage our students to develop a global worldview and cultural sensitivity by integrating international students with our domestic students to create a strong community, bonded by shared values.  
We offer an impressive array of facilities and technology that can rival a top-class university.   Our school is digitally-enabled to provide an immersive teaching and learning experience that will allow every individual student to excel.  Our teachers are trained professionals dedicated to producing responsible future leaders.  
Saint Stephen’s College welcomes parents and students to visit our school to discover for themselves our unique learning environment. 

Academic Highlights

  • One of the leading Independent Schools on the Gold Coast in terms of academic achievement over time (Source: Better Education)

  • More than 10% of Years 11 and 12 students undertake 1st year university subjects while still at school

  • Consistently well above the state and national averages for NAPLAN testing

  • Each year a number of students receive University of NSW ICAS results in the top 10% of Australia

College Highlights


Winner of the 2019 Australian Education Awards – Best School Strategic Plan

Winner of The Educator Innovative Schools Award – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019


The Educator Hot List
Recognising Australia’s top schools for exceptional quality educational experiences


Microsoft Showcase School
Global recognition for Education Innovation being one of only 9 Schools in Australia


CEE Member School
For advancing exceptional education practices


The Brightspace Asia and Pacific Excellence Award
The only school in Australia to be awarded, recognising innovative schools that have an extraordinary impact on learning outcomes

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