Subiaco Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
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!.

School News

  • West Point - 02/16/2019 - Subiaco Academy student heads to West Point.

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  • Class of 2008
    5 Stars  
    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 
2018 School Data
Subiaco AcademyBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationCatholicNon-denominational
Year Founded18871910
Campus Size100 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment189 students318 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
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)
Average Class Size15 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedNoYes


Endowment Size$3.5 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students$35,000$50,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsPat Franz
Associate Director of Admissionsebauer

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1317
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 Offered715
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field


Total Extracurricular Organizations1323
ExtracurricularsClub 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, Student Snack Bar

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club, Jazz Band

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

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 $27,060. The rate is $36,080 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
  • 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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