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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

During the summer, the SMA Admissions Office will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Other campus offices will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-Th and 7:30-noon on Fridays.

Summer Reading Assignments

Is reading one of your summer activities?
If not, it should be!
Below are links to the summer reading lists for middle school and upper school students for the 2017-18 school year.

Make reading part of every day!
Lower School Summer Reading (grades 4-5)
Middle School Summer Reading (grades 6-8)
Upper School Summer Reading (grades 9-12)

Summer School Online
at SMA

San Marcos Academy will again be offering online summer courses in the four core disciplines (English, math, science, social studies) as well as French and Spanish. Additional subjects could be added on request.

Students who need academic credit recovery or who are interested in getting ahead this summer can contact Amy Nighbert or Lynne Ritchie for information on how to register for classes.

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San Marcos Academy in top 30 Best Christian Schools in America

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