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St Stephen's College is a large secondary day and boarding school in Stanley with a mainly Chinese student body.
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School type
Direct subsidy scheme
School phase
Secondary
Inspection rating
No rating
Curricula taught
Availability 2020/21
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Availability 2021/22
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Annual fee average
HKD 70,000
Annual fees
HKD 70,000 - 70,000
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Value
Status
Open
Gender
Opening year
1903
School year
Aug to Jun
Principal
Carol Yang
Main teacher nationality
China
Main student nationality
China
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St Stephen's College
School type
Direct subsidy scheme
School phase
Secondary
Inspection rating
No rating
Curricula taught
Availability 2020/21
close
Availability 2021/22
close
Annual fee average
HKD 70,000
Annual fees
HKD 70,000 - 70,000
Price band help
Value
Status
Open
Gender
Opening year
1903
School year
Aug to Jun
Principal
Carol Yang
Main teacher nationality
China
Main student nationality
China
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Updated:
Wednesday 17 February, 2021

St Stephen's College is a large secondary day and boarding school in Stanley with a mainly Chinese student body.

St Stephen's College is a Christian secondary school for boys aged 11-18 years that offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in parallel with the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE). The school attracts a significant number of international students, particularly from China.

The school’s spacious and historic campus has boarding facilities, as well as a TV studio, gymnasium, 50-metre swimming pool, football pitch, 400m athletic track, tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, auditoriums, music rooms, art studios, and a college chapel.

This English-medium school is a Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) school, which means that it receives a subsidy from the government. The DSS scheme was introduced by the Education Bureau in 1991 to help improve the offering of private education in Hong Kong. DSS schools have the freedom to design their own curriculum and set their own school fees but they must focus on offering a curriculum that targets local students and prepares them for local examinations.

As with all DSS schools, it has its own admissions policy rather than following the government’s Secondary School Places Allocation (SSPA) scheme, and its annual tuition fees are significantly lower than at other international schools (HKD 70,000 for Hong Kong residents, and fees are available on request for international students).

 

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