The Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs is a fully accredited K-5 school through AdvancED (please note the Pre-K and High School are not included in this accreditation).
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The Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs (BFSMS) is unlike any other school in San Antonio. We are incredibly proud of our students and faculty, who make BFSMS the exceptional school that it is. Evidence of this is our Stanford Test Scores, which show our students are performing an average of 3 grade levels ahead in Math and Reading! Here are a few things that contribute to this kind of success: We are a small school, enabling us to offer small class sizes to ensure a student can learn in their own optimal way. Our rigorous curriculum paired with our seasoned and dedicated teachers, results in students performing grade We educate the whole child, offering STEM as well as Fine Arts to help students become well-rounded individuals.

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Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Year Founded
1998

Student Body

Total Students
241 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
12 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Uniforms are required.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$7,950 - pre-kinder (4Day) $8,950 - Pre-Kinder (5Day) $8,950 - Kinder - 8th $8,950 - 9th - 12th $8,950 - middle school
% on Financial Aid
5%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$1,800
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Griselda Reyna
Admissions Associate
N/A

Sports

Total Sports Offered
7 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Chess, Dance, Golf, Legos, Robotics, Sport Ball

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Drama, Piano, Strings

School Notes

  • The Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs is a fully accredited K-8 school through AdvancED (please note the Pre-K and High School are not included in this accreditation) that is dedicated to educating children in an nondenominational Christian environment that extends the unconditional love and grace of God while providing an exemplary educational experience.
  • Promoting a lifetime desire for learning, the school will equip the future men and women of the 21st Century with the tools necessary to help them shape and better the world in which they live.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs cost?

Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs's tuition is approximately $8,950 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs?

The acceptance rate of Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs is 90%, which is higher than the national average of 85%.

What sports does Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs offer?

Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs offers 7 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.

What is Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs's ranking?

Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Texas for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees.

When is the application deadline for Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs?

The application deadline for Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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The average private school tuition in San Antonio, TX is $8,815 for elementary schools and $10,319 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Antonio, TX is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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