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San Marcos Academy

is a fully accredited coeducational Christian college prep school for students in middle and high school grades located in the beautiful Texas hill country. We welcome boarding students from around the world, across the United States, and all over Texas, providing a nurturing structured environment that fosters success. We also enroll day students from 14 local communities. San Marcos Academy ... a tradition of excellence since 1907.


San Marcos Academy is a fully accredited coeducational Christian college preparatory school for grades 7-12.
2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos
New for 2015-16: 6th Grade and 5-Day Boarding

SMA will offer two new programs next year, a sixth grade (for day students only) and a 5-day boarding option. Learn more about both new opportunities through out blog article and Contact Us if you have any questions.
SMA Admissions--On the Road!

Did you know the SMA Admissions team travels to Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth to make presentations about the Academy? If you are in one of those areas, we invite you to join us at one of our upcoming visits! Click here for the complete schedule and call our Admissions Office for more information, 512-753-8000.
Online Summer School Courses

Do you want to earn credits in a flexible, convenient and relevant way this summer? The San Marcos Online Academy can help! We offer credit recovery, academic enrichment or accelerated courses (AP and dual credit) in a fully accredited online format. Classes are available for middle school and high school students. For more information, check out our Online Education page or contact Amy Nighbert at 512-753-8050.
Early Dismissal, Long Leave Weekend Oct. 10-13

Students will be dismissed from classes at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, for our fall long leave weekend. Only periods 5-8 will meet on this day. Monday, Oct. 13, will be a school holiday, and classes will resume on Tuesday, Oct. 14.
Midterm Registration and Start of Spring Semester

Registration for the spring 2015 semester will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11 in Carroll Hall. Returning boarding students should check in to the dormitories by 6 p.m. on Sunday. Classes will resume for the spring semester on Monday, Jan. 12, beginning with devotionals at 8 a.m. in the RCC. Welcome back to SMA!

San Marcos Academy was named one of the 30 Best Christian Boarding Schools in America by selected SMA based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, extracurricular richness, geographical and demographical diversity, and reputation. is a leading resource for prospective students seeking a college or university degree. Click here to read the entire article and view the profile of SMA.

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2801 Ranch Road 12 | San Marcos, Texas, 78666 | Tel: 512.353.2400