Ascension Academy

We are Scholars, Artists, Athletes, and Leaders Ascension Academy provides its students with an exemplary college preparatory education in a faith-affirming environment to maximize the potential of every student. The school helps develop in its students those intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal qualities that support a life of intellectual growth, civic leadership, and community service.
Ascension Academy inspires young people to embrace the school's motto, Veritas et Virtus, as they prepare for lives that are both successful and significant.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 169 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,250
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Ascension Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
169 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Ascension Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
13 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus-AB, AP Capstone, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Government, AP Latin, AP Physics, AP US History, APCapstone, English IV (Dual Credit), Government (Dual Credit), Life Science (Dual Credit), Precalculus (Dual Credit), U. S. History (Dual Credit)
Average SAT score
1290
Average ACT score
29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Relaxed and formal uniform attire

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Variable Tuition is available for families who apply and meet the evaluation criteria. The Variable Tuition range for 2023-2024 is $6,500-13,250.
% on Financial Aid
41%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,700
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Katy Reid/Ascension Academy
Endowment Size
$1.425 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Art Club, Community Service, Cum Laude Society, Debate Club, Junior Classical League, Latin Club, Math Counts, Model United Nations, MS and HS Science Bowl, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Robotics Club, Spanish Club, Student Council, TAME, TAPPS Academic Competition

Arts and Music Programs:
Beginning and Advanced Band, MS and HS Choirs, MS and HS Theater, Orchestra (I,II and III), Studio Art

School Notes

  • We are the only independent college preparatory program for students in grades 6-12 in the Texas Panhandle in a culture of respect and inclusion, preparing students to be confident, collaborative life-long learners. At Ascension, we believe that each student brings unique gifts and talents to share and develop in an environment that maximizes individual potential in all areas of academics, fine arts, athletics, and leadership.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Ascension Academy cost?
Ascension Academy's tuition is approximately $13,250 for private students.
What schools are Ascension Academy often compared to?
Ascension Academyis often viewed alongside schools like San Jacinto Christian Academy by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Ascension Academy?
The acceptance rate of Ascension Academy is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.
What sports does Ascension Academy offer?
Ascension Academy offers 11 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Fit, Golf, Rock Climbing, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Ascension Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Texas for most sports offered.
What is Ascension Academy's ranking?
Ascension Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest average ACT score, Most sports offered and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Ascension Academy?
The application deadline for Ascension Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Ascension Academy is the best school in the Panhandle. The students have so many opportunities to not only participate but also to excel in all areas of academics, sports and the arts. The class size is small and the teachers really care for each of their students. They work really hard to make sure that their students are challenged, but they also make sure that they understand and learn the material. When they graduate and go onto college, the students are extremely well prepared academically. They also teach the students how to be true leaders so they can become the best version of themselves.
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5  
Ascension puts academics first. There are sports and student organizations, but they do not overshadow academics. Students are held to a high but reasonable standard of academic performance and discipline. Students are polite and respectful. Creativity is valued. It's a small, close-knit school community. Teachers know who all the students are, even students who are not in their classes. Parent involvement is encouraged, but volunteer hours are not required (nor is donation in lieu of volunteering). I am a parent volunteer, helping weekly at the lunchtime snack bar, interacting with students and seeing their good behavior firsthand. All races, religions, and income levels are welcome (there is financial aid for low-income students).
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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 169 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,250
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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