History

Subiaco Academy, founded by the Benedictine monks of Subiaco Abbey in 1887, seeks young men of character and intelligence, from around the world, who have a desire to go onto a college or university of their choice by working diligently in their studies. Subiaco is located in western Arkansas near Fort Smith. Subiaco boasts small classes, individual attention, music, fine arts, drama, championship sports, a full range of honors and AP classes, and 100% college placement. We strive to develop the whole person within the Catholic Benedictine tradition of prayer, scholarship, and work. A beautiful 100- acre campus with excellent facilities provides the setting for a young man to grow graciously to manhood.

Overview

Region
Little Rock AR Area
Memphis TN Area
Oklahoma City OK Area
Tulsa OK Area
Program Emphasis
5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
Day School
Learning Differences
All Grades 7-12
Boarding Grades 7-12
Grade Divisions
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Student Body Boys
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Rural
Campus Size (Acres) 100
Head of School Michael Burke
Endowment $3,500,000

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.subi.org
Director of Admission Scott Breed
Admission Application Apply to Subiaco Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $50
Application Deadline(s) Open Enrollment
Financial Aid Deadline(s) June 30
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 35%
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (SLEP)
SSAT
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $6,090.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition $18,345.00
Boarding Student Tuition $20,605.00
International Student Tuition $26,105.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 185
Boys 185
Girls 0
Boarding Students 145
Day Students 40
International
China
Germany
Korea
Mexico
Russia
Spain
Taiwan
United States
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Illinois
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Mississippi
Missouri
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Tennessee
Texas
Majority of students come from Southwest
% of Students of Color 5
% of International Students 40

Academics

Full Time Faculty 24
Part Time Faculty 6
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 66
% of Faculty with Doctorate 1
% of Faculty with Masters 15
Student/Faculty ratio 9:1
Average Class Size 12
Special Academic Support Programs
ADD/ADHD
ESL
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Bible
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
Choir
Chorus
Community Service
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming
Computer Science
Drama
Driver Education
Earth Science
Economics
Electives
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
European History
Fine Arts
Geography
Geometry
Government/Civics
Health
Journalism
Latin
Mathematics
Music
Music Composition
Music Theory
Outdoor Education
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-calculus
Religion
Science
Sculpture
Sociology
Spanish
Speech
Statistics
Studio Art
Study Skills
World History
A.P. Courses Offered
Biology
Calculus AB
Chemistry
Computer Science A
English Language
European History
Latin Literature
Statistics
Studio Art
US Government & Politics
US History

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations 45 members of the Subiaco class of 2009 will be attending college in the fall of 2009. They will be attending 34 colleges in 22 states plus Mexico. The colleges to which they accepted admission are: The United States Naval Academy (MD), George Washington University (DC), George Mason University (VA), Rice University (TX), Hampden Sydney University (VA), Drury University (MO), St. Mary’s University (TX), St. John’s University (MN), Colorado University, Southern Utah University, Illinois State University, Ohio State University, Arkansas State University, Henderson State University, Texas State University San Marcos, Indiana University, Louisiana Tech University, Arkansas Tech University, University of Arkansas, University of Washington, University of Louisville (KY), University of Cincinnati (OH), University of Oklahoma, University of Memphis (TN), University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, University of North Texas, University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne, University of Southern California, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Central Arkansas, University of the Ozarks, University of California-San Diego, Coastal Carolina University (SC), and the University of Monterrey in Mexico. Members of the Subiaco Class of 2009 were also accepted to: West Point (NY), The Citadel (SC), Tulane (LA), University of Notre Dame (IN), Case Western Reserve University (OH), Wake Forest University (NC), Purdue University (IN), Benedictine College (KS), Texas A & M, Seton Hall University, Penn State University, University of Pittsburgh (PA), Rider University (NJ), Drew University (NJ), University of Houston, Centenary University (LA), University of Dallas, Schreiner University (TX), Rockhurst University (M0), Houston Baptist University, Oklahoma State University, State University of New York-Albany, Binghamton, and Buffalo, Lyon College (AR), and Austin College (TX).
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
tennis
track and field
Recreational Sports
cycling
hiking
other (racquetball; hunting; fishing)
skating
soccer
swimming
tennis
ultimate frisbee
volleyball
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Audiovisual Club
Choir
Chorus
Community Service Program
Computer Club
Drama Club
International Club
Literary Magazine
Newspaper
School Band
Student Government
Tour Guides
Yearbook

Notes

School sponsored clubs vary with the interests of the student body. We try to accommodate and sponsor clubs that meet students' interests and encourage them to start clubs if one that meets their interest does not exist.

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