Subiaco Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: 479-934-1034
405 North Subiaco Avenue
Subiaco, AR 72865
  • 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 1346.
  • Subiaco offers 7 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 near 200 enjoys.
  • Our students hale from 15 states and 9 countries. The class of 2017 graduated 39 seniors that received college scholarship offers of more than $5.5 million.
  • 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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  • Review Description

  • 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 
2017 School Data
Subiaco AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18871910
Campus Size100 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment189 students300 students
% Students of Color
12%
20%
% International Students
14%
20%
% Students Boarding
60%
66%
Average SAT Score1346* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki slacks and polo shirt)
Casual
Average Class Size15 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1316
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
55%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$3 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$26,400$52,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$8,000$28,270
Tuition international students$35,200$47,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$22,500$37,945
% Students on Financial Aid
38%
36%
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
85%
57%
Director of AdmissionsPat Franz
Associate Director of AdmissionsEvelyn Bauer

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1316
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

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered714
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1323
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, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), Jazz Band, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Science Club, Student Council

College Matriculation

Year: 2007 - 201410 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
University of Arkansas-Fayetteville37
Arkansas Tech Univeristy-Russellville22
University of Central Arkansas-Conway14
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith12
Lyon College (AR)11
Penn State University8
University of Dallas6
Benedictine College, Univ of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Hendrix College (AR), Univ of the Ozarks (AR5
Military Academies, Louisiana Tech University, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Texas Tech Unive4
Purdue, Notre Dame, St. Johns University, University of Indiana-Bloomington, Univ of North Texas3
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.
  • U.S. boarding tuition is $26,400. The rate is $35,200 for international boarding 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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