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San Marcos Academy - Why SMA?

If you are considering enrolling your son or daughter in a private boarding school, you have already found that there are literally hundreds of such schools throughout the country. Each school you have looked at probably has a number of positive reasons why it should be the choice. Finding the right one is a difficult decision.

There are number of factors that go into making this decision: location, cost and curriculum are just a few that you have to consider. So why would you choose San Marcos Academy? Well, we feel that we offer a number of advantages over most other private boarding schools, including the following:
  • First and foremost we provide a nurturing Christian environment regardless of the student’s personal beliefs.
  • We have a diverse national and international student population that provides your son or daughter with exposure to a variety of cultures
  • We offer fully integrated computer technology into our teaching and student use
  • Our faculty and staff are a top-ranked group of dedicated individuals
  • We have the most up to date and modern facilities for our students
  • We offer such programs as Fine Arts, Music, Equine, Junior ROTC and Classical Studies
  • We provide assistance for academically at-risk students as well as students with learning differences
San Marcos Academy is located just a short distance for beautiful Austin, Texas, so travel by air is easy for both national and international students. Our 220-acre campus is located just outside of San Marcos in the Central Texas hill country. Many of our visitors have commented on the beauty of our campus and the modern facilities it offers. We are one of the few schools in the country that offers an equestrian program, and we are very proud of our mounted color guard. Our outdoor facilities include a full range of sports fields for football, soccer, baseball and softball as well our LTC James D. Rogers Challenge Course, which provides 21 low and high elements to help to foster teamwork and self-confidence in our students. We also have a state-of-the-art swim facility for use by students and our swim team as well as a fully equipped fitness center and recreation room. These facilities provide our students with a variety of activities to entertain and engage them during their time away from classes.

Our location also provides us with the opportunity to expose our students to a wide variety of cultural and educational opportunities in the surrounding communities. Texas State University is close by and our students are able to attend functions there as well as some events in Austin where the University of Texas is located. If you are looking for a private boarding school that can provide your son or daughter with a nurturing environment in a beautiful location with a caring and dedicated staff, then look no further than San Marcos Academy. Use our handy Contact Form to request additional information and be sure to check out all the information on our website and on our blog.

We look forward to hearing from you and developing a relationship with your son or daughter that will last for a lifetime.

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