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St. Stephen of Hungary School

408 E 82nd Street
New York, NY 10028

(212) 288-1989


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based, Teacher-Led

Day in the Life

General School Mission

St. Stephen of Hungary School is a Pre-Kindergarten through Eighth Grade award-winning Catholic school with a rich heritage of academic excellence. By building self-confidence, enhancing self-image, and instilling Roman Catholic values, St. Stephen of Hungary School prepares its students to accept future roles as leaders and responsible citizens of society.

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Sit on the board of trustees
  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Receive newsletters

Modes of Communication

  • Notes
  • Phone Calls
  • Voice Mail
  • Email
  • Special Meetings
  • Two or More Regular Conferences
  • Drop-Off
  • Pick-Up
  • Regular newsletter/printed updates circulated to the whole school


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year