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Student Life at San Marcos Academy

While academics are the primary focus of each weekday at the Academy, the SMA Experience is much more than books and grades. Our desire is to see each student develop as a whole person: mentally, socially, physically, and spiritually. To further this process, we provide a variety of experiences and opportunities outside the classroom.

Find Us

2801 Ranch Road 12
San Marcos, TX 78666

Contact Us

(512) 353–2400

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Our doors are always open to new students.

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Opportunities on Campus

Residential
Life

Through the boarding experience, students develop time management, independence, teamwork, and other skills that serve them well after graduation.

Christian
Ministries

The Christian Ministries program is foundational to our core values at San Marcos Academy, providing the means through which we share our faith in Jesus Christ and prepare students to be successful, compassionate servant leaders.

SMA
Athletics

San Marcos Academy encourages students to get involved in sports, with upper school and middle school athletic programs for boys and girls of all skill levels.

Recreation
Center

Recreation promotes physical fitness, healthy habits, social connection, and balanced behaviors through an array of recreation facilities, programs, and services.

Students enjoying a meal at the dining hall

Dining
Hall

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the spacious Academy Dining Hall with food service managed by Sodexo, a global leader in quality of life services.

A student receives a checkup at the health center.

Student
Health Center

The Dr. Benge Elliott Student Health Center is staffed by an excellent group of professional nurses who oversee our students’ medical care and well-being.

Clubs &
Organizations

Clubs and organizations at SMA help students develop time management, social skills, leadership skills, and positive contributions to the campus community.

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Corps of
Cadets

For more than 100 years, San Marcos Academy has provided a leadership training program rooted in the values and traditions of the U.S. military.

Student
Uniforms

San Marcos Academy requires students to wear uniforms to school on a daily basis, with the opportunity to wear “SMA Casual” attire on Fridays and other special occasions.

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