Admissions and Enrollment

 St. Stephen of Hungary is honored to be a 2023 National Blue Ribbon School.
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Please email  [email protected] for information. 
Choosing the right school for your children is one of the most important gifts you can bestow on them. We appreciate your interest in joining the St. Stephen of Hungary School (SSHS) community. SSHS is an award winning Catholic School, in the Archdiocese of New York, with a rich heritage of academic excellence. 
The goal of our admissions process is to objectively determine each candidate's potential to thrive at SSHS throughout their elementary school education.  St. Stephen of Hungary school is a welcoming community and recognizes that each child benefits from a flexible environment where exceptional teachers use assessments and other resources to assist each individual's needs in our academically challenging environment. 
For those candidates who are accepted, the family is asked to confirm enrollment within two weeks by submitting the contract and the non-refundable two month tuition deposit. 
If you are interested in applying for the 2024/2025 school year, please click to this page for details:

What are the age requirements for admission to Saint Stephen School?

In accordance with the Archdiocesan of New York’s regulations, students will be considered/admitted for the school year only if they are the correct age for that program/grade by December 31st.
Pre K 2 Program - must be 2 years old
Pre K 3 Program - must be 3 years old 
Pre K 4 Program - must be 4 years old
Kindergarten - must be 5 years old
First Grade - must be 6 years old