Subiaco Academy

405 North Subiaco Avenue,
Subiaco, AR 72865
Tel: 479-934-1034
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 199 students
Subiaco Academy is a Benedictine, Catholic college preparatory boarding and day school for young men in grades 7-12.  Subiaco is located in the Arkansas River valley just 45 miles east of Fort Smith.
We offer 100% college placement and an average class size of 15 and a 10/1 Teacher /Student ratio.
We also offer 13 AP corses and have an average ACT score of 25.6 and an average SAT score of 1760.
Subiaco offers 8 major athletic teams that compete with the public schools and a phenomenal visual arts, drama and instumental music program.
Outdoor activities include hiking, fishing and camping that a student body of 200 enjoy.
Our students hale from 18 states and 9 countries.
The class of 2014 graduated 34 seniors that received college scholarship offers of $3,289,000.
Your son will have the oppurtunity to develope character, faith and brotherhood as he attends Subiaco Academy.
Come join us at Subiaco Academy! 

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Subiaco Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 8-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1887 1909
Campus Size 100 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 199 students 298 students
% Students of Color 12% 19%
% International Students 13% 20%
% Students Boarding 55% 68%
Average SAT Score 1693 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1310 - 2180 -
Average ACT score 25 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 15 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 13 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 55% 67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Endowment Size $3 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$24,300 $48,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$7,250 $26,800
Tuition international students $33,050 $45,175
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$21,500 $37,000
% Students on Financial Aid 38% 35%
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


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 16
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


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


Total Extracurricular Organizations 11 25
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, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Science Club, Student Council

College Matriculation

Year: 2007-2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville 37
Arkansas Tech Univeristy-Russellville 22
University of Central Arkansas-Conway 14
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith 12
Lyon College (AR) 11
Penn State University 8
University of Dallas 6
Benedictine College, Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Hendrix College (AR), Univ of the Ozarks (AR 5
Military Academies, Louisiana Tech University, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Texas Tech Unive 4
Purdue, Notre Dame, St. Johns University, University of Indiana-Bloomington, Univ of North Texas 3
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School Notes:

  • Subiaco Academy, a Catholic boarding/day school, is dedicated to providing young men with the opportunity for a college preparatory education in a stable and structured environment nourished by Christian values. The Subiaco experience also provides the opportunity to create a sense of community, which is a reflection of Catholic Benedictine traditions of service to God, respect for self and others, mutual support and the value of work.
  • Tuition (boarding) for international students is $33,050 ($24,500 for non-international students).
  • Safe, natural outdoor environment
  • Multiple opportunities for each student
  • Academics
  • Arts
  • Music
  • Athletics
  • Spiritual education for the Catholic and non-Catholic alike.
  • School accreditations: ISACS, ANSAA (Arkansas Nonpublic Schools Accrediting Association

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is The Brook Hill School (238.4 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BullardThe Brook Hill School
    1051 N Houston
    903.894.5000 X 1041
    238.4 mi | 540 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
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