The San Marcos Academy Lower School is open to day students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The oldest private school in Hays County, San Marcos Academy is regionally accredited and is approved by the Texas Education Agency. Students promoting from our Lower School can continue their SMA education in our Middle School (grades 6-8) and Upper School (grades 9-12). Contact us for more information, download our brochure, or make an appointment to visit our campus and see what we have to offer at San Marcos Academy.
K-5 Tuition and Fees
The Lower School Program includes tuition, hot lunch and snack, classroom set of books, and basic infirmary care. Additional expenses include uniforms and school supplies; optional expenses include Early Drop-off, After-School Program, and Accommodated Learning Program. Families with more than one student at SMA (grades K-12) qualify for the Sibling Discount rate.
|Pay In Full||Payment Plan||Pay in Full||Payment Plan|
K-5 Daily Schedule, Monday-Friday
|7-7:30 a.m.||Optional Early Care Program (additional fee)|
|7:30-8:00 a.m.||Drop-off Time|
|8:00 a.m.||School Begins|
|3:40 p.m.||School Ends|
|3:40-3:50 p.m.||Pick-up Window|
|3:50-5:30||Optional After-School Program (additional fee; snack included)|
How to Apply for Grades K-5
A personal interview with the parent(s) is also required prior to final acceptance. A student interview is not required, but may be requested by the Admissions Committee. We also encourage your student to tour our facilities on one of our designated “Tour Days.”
Please call the Admissions Office (512-753-8000) to schedule your parent interview. Use the link below to access our online application or contact us and request an application by mail.