Subiaco Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
405 North Subiaco Avenue
Subiaco, AR 72865
Tel: 479-934-1034
  • 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 courses and have an average ACT score of 24.3 and an average SAT score of 1639.
  • Subiaco offers 8 major athletic teams that compete with the public schools and a phenomenal visual arts, drama and instrumental 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 2015 graduated 39 seniors that received college scholarship offers of $4,871,626.
  • Your son will have the opportunity to develop character, faith and brotherhood as he attends Subiaco Academy. Come join us at Subiaco Academy!.

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  • Class of 2008
    5 Stars   6/17/2008
    New York University
    Since its foundation, Subiaco Academy have sought to nourish students not only knowledge but also moral principles through Catholic teachings and education. Subiaco's emphasis on the Catholic value includes mandatory attendance in Wednesday mass during. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Subiaco Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 9-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Catholic Non-denominational
Year Founded 1887 1910
Campus Size 100 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 199 students 298 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score 1639 * 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
(Khaki slacks and polo shirt)
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
Summer Program Offered No Yes


Endowment Size $3 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$25,000 $51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$7,500 $28,500
Tuition international students $33,500 $47,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$21,500 $38,000
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsPat Franz
Associate Director of AdmissionsEvelyn Bauer

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 13 16
CoursesBiology, 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 23
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
Link to Matriculation Data

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 $33,500 ($25,000 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.
  • LD types supported: ADD/ADHD
  • 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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