The Allen-Stevenson School

  • K - 9 independent, all-boys school
  • Lower School: K-3; Middle School: 4-6; Upper School: 7-9
  • Founded in 1883 as The Allen School by Francis Bellows Allen
  • Total number of Faculty and Staff (full-time and part-time) = 135
  • Total number of Boys in 2018-19 - 415
  • Lamplighter is the School's biannual publication

Academic Highlights

  • Woodshop and art classes for all grades
  • STEAM curriculum for K-9
  • Spanish instruction for all 10 years (K-9)
  • Performance and public speaking opportunities for K-9
  • Field trips and the city enhance our curriculum
  • Alligator Soup extensive after-school program and Extended Day long-term after-school care for K-6


  • Computers per student — 1:1 for boys in grades 4-9; 1:3 computers to students in grades K-3
  • Smart boards in most classrooms, in the science and computer labs, and library
  • Apple TVs in all classrooms in grades 5-9
  • iPads available for all grades
  • Technology and digital fluency taught from Kindergarten
  • Learning Management System (LMS) used for homework assignments, digital resources, class and personal schedules
  • Complete wireless coverage throughout entire facility
  • Google Apps for Education used for both real-time and cloud collaboration

Athletics and Dance

  • Number of different sports offered – 8
  • 12 Teams
  • 7 Full-Time Physical Education Teachers
  • The School has added an interscholastic Flag Football Team for Grades 7-9
  • 5th and 6th Grade boys participate in sports units that consist of skill development, offensive and defensive strategies, and competitive games in all eight sports disciplines 

Music Program

  • 17 Instrumental instructors
  • Around 220 instrumental students
  • 4 Orchestras – Third Grade to Ninth Grade
  • 2 Choruses – Fourth Grade to Ninth Grade
  • Individual music lessons begin in the middle of Second Grade


  • 2019-20: $50,960
  • Endowment: $34.32 million
  • Financial aid budget: $1.90 million
  • Average grant: $34,752

Allen-Stevenson’s distinctive “enlightened traditional” approach educates boys to become scholars and gentlemen.