Subiaco Academy - Review #2

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Subiaco Academy
5

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School:
1977-1980
Sports and Activities:
basketball Arkansas Boys State -an immersive leadership an civil experience
College Enrolled:
Dallas College
Home Town, State:
Mesquite, TX

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
2022-2023 will be my 3rd year at Subiaco Academy. I am a senior. Subiaco is an awesome school where students develop character, faith, and Brotherhood. It is a challenging school and students are there to learn. Students attend from over 9 different countries. Teachers give engaging lessons and care about the students.. Tutoring is available, when needed. There are plenty of clubs and extracurricular activities. I am proud to be a student at Subiaco Academy. Joseph Rhoads
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
I have met so many friends from different counties. They have helped me understand civil society and have a global perspective on life.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
Just be yourself. Do not be afraid to leave home. I have grown more independent and I am more confident in myself. You will make many friends. The Parent Association is great and the local parents will be parents away from home.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
I think Subiaco Academy is the best. I have grown academically and spiritually. I believe when I graduate I will be ready for college. Subiaco Academy is the beautiful Ozark mountains of Arkansas. It is a safe place where the staff and teachers make it a nurturing environment.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Subiaco Academy campus is small and charming. Experience every opportunity it offers!

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
Academics are challenging and prepare you for college. Teachers are caring and provide tutoring when needed. Students are there to learn and that gives you an attitude to want to learn. Subiaco is unique because ir develops character, faith and brotherhood. The headmaster's goal is to develop the whole person. You experience socio-economic and cognitive diversity. Students attend from over 9 different countries. You learn but you also have fun!

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The athletic programs are very competitives. We play public schools. The coaches are outstanding and they are there for you to help you. They are not only interested in winning but making you develop into a good citizen. We are encouraged to be the best on and off the field. Subiaco Academy offers most all sports- basketball, football, baseball, swimming, track, tennis, etc.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

1.) Describe the arts program at your school - what did you like most about it?
Visual Arts and music are top notch. The Jazz Band is awesome! Some of my brothers are really talented.

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
Subiaco Academy is located in the beautiful Ozark Hills. Staff encourage students to participate in supervised outdoor activies like hiking, biking, camping, exploring,etc. The Quiz Bowl team wins our division every year!

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
Dorms are very nice. They have pods. Two students are in each room with a desk. I love dorm life. We cook and have fun. However, the residential deans make sure we follow the rules. Lights are out around 10:30 p.m on school nights. At the beginning of the semester we can choose our roommates.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
The qualtiy of food at Subi is top notch. Our cafeteria staff provides a variety of different foods and you can go back for seconds. It is like a restaurant.

Social and Town Life:

1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Subiaco, Arkansas is a very small town, but there are nearby towns with Walmart, Dollar Stores, and fast food. There is a bus that provides transportation once a week to Walmart to get supplies.
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
Students are not bored. We have sport activities, proms, parties., outdoor activities and games.

Daily Schedule:

Weekday
1:00 AM
Breaksfast
1:00 AM
Classes
1:00 AM
Sports
1:00 AM
Clubs
Weekend
1:00 AM
Camping
1:00 AM
Hiking
1:00 AM
Biking
1:00 AM
Studying
1:00 AM
Sports
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Alumni Reviews Review School

Review
Description
Subiaco Academy Alumni #1
Class of 1990
5.00 7/29/2022
University of Central Arkansas
There is no place in the world quite like Subiaco Academy and there is no experience in the world like the Subiaco Academy experience. It has changed and evolved substantially since I started there. . .
Subiaco Academy Alumni #2
Class of 1980
5.00 6/24/2022
Dallas College
2022-2023 will be my 3rd year at Subiaco Academy. I am a senior. Subiaco is an awesome school where students develop character, faith, and Brotherhood. It is a. . .
Subiaco Academy Alumni #3
Class of 1980
5.00 6/17/2022
West Point, US Military Academy
When I attended West Point, I found that I was extremely well prepared for the rigorous academics and athletics found there. Graduating high in my class, I credit Subiaco's academic and athletic programs for preparing. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 150 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $31,750
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $9,200
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
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