Subiaco Academy

405 North Subiaco Avenue,
Subiaco, AR 72865
Tel: 479-934-1034
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 185 students
Subiaco Academy is a Catholic college preparatory boarding and day school in the Benedictine tradition for young men in grades 7-12.  We see Christ in each student, guiding him in his response to God, aiding the development of his known and hidden gifts, and fostering a search for truth and an appreciation of the arts.

Come join us at Subiaco Academy! You will receive a great education and have a blast while getting it!
Parents: We believe that money is well spent developing character first, career second.....

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Definition of Terms 
2013 School Data
Subiaco Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 7-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1887 1907
Campus Size 100 acres 121 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 185 students 300 students
% Students of Color 12% 18%
% International Students 22% 20%
% Students Boarding 65% 67%
Average SAT Score 1693 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1310 - 2180 -
Average ACT score 24 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 13 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 55% 65%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $3 million $14 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
n/a $47,335
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$7,250 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 38% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 65% 57%
Director of Admissions Pat Franz  
Associate Director of Admissions Evelyn Bauer  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 13 15
Biology Calculus AB
Calculus BC Chemistry
Computer Science (offered periodically) English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition Macro and Micro Economics
Physics Statistics
Studio Art U.S. Government and Politics
U.S. History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 8 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 16 24
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Benet Club (dedicated to teaching those interested in Benedictine life and culture), Blue Arrow (Leadership Club/Student Reps), Bunkerstube Club (manages the student snack shop/game room), CASA Club (Cultural Awareness of Subiaco Academy), Choir, Drama Club, Film Club, Fishing Club, Hunting Club, Jazz Ensemble, Model UN, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Science Club, Student Council

College Matriculation

Year: - 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
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School Notes:

  • School accreditations: ISACS, ANSAA (Arkansas Nonpublic Schools Accrediting Association
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Henry Wheeler - Harvard, Harvard Professor, Author

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