- 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. Subiaco offers 7 major athletic teams that compete with the public schools and phenomenal visual arts, drama, and instrumental music programs.
- Outdoor activities include hiking, fishing, and camping. Our students hale from 15 states and 9 countries.
- 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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- 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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| 2020 School Data
|Subiaco Academy||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes||Yes|
|Campus Size||100 acres||120 acres|
|Enrollment||150 students||310 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||1346||* National Avg. »View|
|Average ACT score||24||*National Avg. » View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(Khaki slacks and polo shirt)
|Average Class Size||15 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:9||1:7|
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||13||18|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||No||Yes|
|Endowment Size||$3.5 million||$22 million|
|Tuition international students||$37,500||$52,900|
(5 Day Boarding)
|% Students on Financial Aid|
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$14,500|
(Aid awarded based on family need.)
|Merit Scholarships Offered||No||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Director of Admissions||Marion Dunagan|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||13||18|
|Courses||Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Composition I, Composition II, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Macro and Micro Economics, Physics, Statistics, U.S. History|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||8||16|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||12||24|
|Extracurriculars||Club or Organization:|
Art Club, Bunkerstube Club (manages the student snack shop/game room), CASA Club (Cultural Awareness of Subiaco Academy), Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Science Club, Senior Leaders, Student Council
Arts and Music Programs:
Drama Club, Jazz Band
Recreational Athletic Programs:
|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|
- 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.
- U.S. boarding tuition is $28,000. The rate is $36,080 for international boarding students.
- Safe, natural outdoor environment
- Multiple opportunities for each student
- Spiritual education for the Catholic and non-Catholic alike.
- LD types supported: ADD/ADHD
- Subiaco Academy accreditations: ANSAA (Arkansas Nonpublic Schools Accrediting Association
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Henry Wheeler - Harvard, Harvard Professor, Author
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Several things make boarding school special. The learning, the community, the sports. All these and more.
A private school in its infancy is quite different from the mature community it becomes over time. I wonder what the founders of these five schools would think about them today. I bet they would be very proud of their creations.
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