Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs

  • 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).
  • Thank you for your interest in BFSMS! We know that there are so many schools from which to choose and the decision can be complicated and stressful. Allow us to take that stress away as we explain who we are and why this is the right school for your child.
  • 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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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1998

Student Body

Total Students241 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade Buckner Fanning School at Mission Springs Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms are required.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,950
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
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,800
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorGriselda Reyna
Admissions AssociateN/A


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Dance, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerTrack and Field,


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.
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