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Our admissions team schedules several recruiting visits each semester in Texas and other locations. We invite you to join us at these sessions to learn more about San Marcos Academy.
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Or, we will send a representative to visit with you personally at a location convenient to your home or office, anywhere in Texas!

Call our office at (512-753-8000) to schedule a visit with one of our representatives.
San Marcos Academy in top 30 Best Christian Schools in America
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College Acceptances

SMA graduates are accepted to colleges and universities throughout the country and overseas. To view a Google Maps list of acceptances for some of our recent graduates, click on the links below:

Class of 2017
Class of 2016
Class of 2015
Class of 2014
Class of 2013
Class of 2012


Mr. Harold 'Snuffy' Smith, VP for Enrollment Management
Mr. Harold “Snuffy” Smith
VP for Administration

Mrs. Shelley Henry, Director of Admissions
Mrs. Shelley Henry
Director of Admissions

Mrs. Mattie Howard, Admissions Officer
Mrs. Mattie Howard
Assistant Director of Admissions

Mrs. Manuela Guerrero, Admissions Assistant
Mrs. Manuela Guerrero
Admissions Assistant

Mr. David Hethcock, Admissions Officer
Mr. David Hethcock
Admissions Officer

San Marcos Academy Admissions

We at San Marcos Academy thank you for considering us for your child?s education. San Marcos Academy provides young men and women with a wholesome and nurturing environment where they can reach their full potential. San Marcos Academy is proud of its high standards for academic excellence and the success our students continue to achieve both while at the Academy and after graduation. The staff and faculty of San Marcos Academy will help to develop the growth of mind, body and spirit in your sons and daughters so that they can focus on their educational pursuits and personal development. San Marcos Academy is proud to have been selected as one of the 30 Best Christian Boarding Schools in America. We also are one of only three schools in Texas who have maintained continuous accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (AdvancEd) for more than a century.

San Marcos Academy accepts applications for enrollment throughout the year for our fall and spring registration semesters. Due to the nature of our school, we accept students by invitation only and do not discriminate on the basis of faith, race, national or ethnic origins.

Students come to San Marcos Academy from cities across the state of Texas, as well as from several other states and a number of other international locations. Our student body is comprised of students from diverse countries and cultures; this introduction to cultural diversity helps our students develop into well-rounded individuals. International applicants who are not U.S. citizens should apply as early as possible in order to allow time for securing the required F-1 visa.

We are extremely proud of our campus and welcome visits at any time. A campus tour will allow you to come and check out the facilities, meet some of our faculty and staff and receive answers to any questions you may have.

If you would like us to send you an information packet about the Academy please fill out our Contact Form. Ensure that you indicate if you would like the information packet by email or regular mail and provide the appropriate addresses.

We encourage you to check out the rest of our website to learn more about San Marcos Academy and look forward to hearing from you.

Shelley Henry
Director of Admissions

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