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San Marcos Baptist Academy


2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, Texas, USA

San Marcos Academy is a coeducational boarding and day school for 7th through 12th grade students, located in the beautiful Texas hill country. The Academy offers a college preparatory curriculum, featuring a variety of dual-credit college courses; pre-AP and AP courses; a strong fine arts department; a Learning Skills program for student with mild to moderate learning differences; and an English as a Second Language program for international students. Enrollment for 2008-2009 was 263, with 213 in the Upper School and 50 in the Middle School (7th-8th). Boarding students account for 76% of the total enrollment and about one third of the population are international students, from South Korea, China, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Greece, Spain, and several other countries. Small classes (with an average of 12 students) and a student-teacher ratio of 9:1 provide a structured learning environment and individualized instruction to meet the needs of each student. Graduates from the Class of 2009 will be attending such colleges and universities as Princeton, Texas Tech, Texas State, Emory, Texas A&M, Purdue, University of Texas, Syracuse, Baylor, Penn State and Ohio State University. San Marcos Academy is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas and is approved or accredited by Accreditation Commission of the Texas Association of Baptist Schools, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Texas Education Agency, The Association of Boarding Schools, Texas Department of Education Member of National Association of Independent Schools. Founded in 1907, the Academy is rich in tradition. The school offers a rolling enrollment and financial aid is available....

School Focus:
  • Junior Boarding School
  • Summer Boarding School
Grades Offered: 7 to 12
School Type: Co-ed
Religious Affiliation: Baptist
Year Founded Size: 1907
Post-Grad Year: No
Saturday Classes: No
Classroom Dress Code: n/a
Average Class Size: 50 Students
ESL Courses: No
Summer Program: No