Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,800
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1994
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students
285 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
The Atonement Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
8 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Physics, AP Statistics
Average SAT score
1293
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
HS: black blazers, grey slacks for boys; red blazer and black skirt for girls. In lower grades, boys wear shirt and tie with grey slacks, girls wear red plaid skirts or jumpers

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$300 Registration Fee
% on Financial Aid
17%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,100
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Mrs. Yolanda Joiner

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
JNHS, NHS, Pro-Life Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Honor's Choir

School Notes

Awards & Recognition
  • Awarded Catholic Education Honor Roll (CEHR) School by Cardinal Newman Society and named "School of Excellence" in 2008-2011, 2012-2015, 2016-2021
  • Ranked #3 on the leading national researcher, Niche, and their 2019 list of "Best Private K-12 Schools in the San Antonio Area"
  • Ranked in the Top 5 in 2017, 2018 and 2019, ranked in the Top 5 of Niche`s list of outstanding private schools.
  • In 2015, 2016, 2017 ranked in the Top 10 of the San Antonio Business Journal`s list of "Largest San Antonio Private Elementary and Secondary Schools" 
  • Consistently ranked by San Antonio Magazine in the Top 10 for academic institutions
  • Recognized as a National Blue Ribbon SchoolAccredited by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops Education Department (TCCBED). 
  • 2019 National Handwriting Contest Winners (Atonement Academy students won 26 of the 35 awards given out by Universal Publishing)
  • In 2019, twenty-three students qualified for the PSIA (Private Schools Interscholastic Association). This is the most comprehensive academic extracurricular program in the nation for students in grades 1-8)
Academics
  • Catholic Classical Curriculum
  • Average class size is 18 students
  • Phonics based early childhood reading
  • Goal-setting and tracking of independent reading using Accelerated Reader (AR)
  • The current average SAT score for Atonement Academy students is 1293. This is 22% higher than the most recent national average of 1059, according to the College Board which administers standardized tests and curricula
  • Our students maintain an average GPA of 90.3 
  • Students participate in choir, daily
  • Multiple award-winning choirs
  • 5-10% of seniors earn National Merit recognition
  • Eight AP courses offered for all upper school students 
Our Faith
  • Daily morning mass for all students, faculty and staff
  • Daily communion for elementary, middle school and high school students, who`ve received their first communion
  • Daily theology classes and integration of faith into all content areas
  • Honorable Character virtue studied every month and recognized during quarterly awards ceremony
  • Our juniors and seniors make a pilgrimage trip to Rome bi-annually to augment their Catholic education 
Works of Charity and Service
  • Since 2013, our students and staff have raised more than $30,000 for our sister school in the Palestinian village of Jifna, north of Jerusalem in the Holy Land.
  • Through our annual Lenten fundraising drive, the money donated has been used to buy much-needed school supplies and help with renovations.
  • Our Pro-Life group attends the annual Pro-Life March in Washington, DC
  • Every year, our campus-wide diaper drive helps replenish much-needed resources for local charities like St. Vincent De Paul
  • Each Fall, our students collect and donate canned goods for the San Antonio Food Bank and other local agencies
  • During a crisis or natural disaster that has occurred locally or across the globe, our school has united and organized various drives such as: relief for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. 
Our Graduates
  • 100% college acceptance rate into four-year universities including in-state, out-of-state, and international universities
  • The 2019-2020 SAT Score was 1293 (National SAT Score: 1059; Texas SAT Score: 1020) 
  • Over the past eleven years, we have helped groom ten National Merit Scholar Finalists out of 198 graduates.
  • In 2019, our students received more than $2 million in scholarships, an average of $105,603 per student. 
Athletics
Football
High School
  • 2018- Lone Star Christian Athletic Alliance (LSCAA) Runner-up
  • 2013- South Texas Football Conference (STFC)Champions
Baseball
High School
  • 2018- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) State Runner-up
  • 2015- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) State Runner-upMiddle School
  • 2014- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Division 2 Champions
  • 2013- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Division 2 Champions
Basketball
High School
  • 2013- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) Final FourMiddle School Girls
  • 2019- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Champions, undefeated
  • 2017- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL)State Champions
  • 2017- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) State Runner-up
  • 2014- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Runner-up
Volleyball
High School
  • 2017- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL)  State Champions
  • 2016- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL)  Runner-up
  • 2014- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL)  Runner-up
Middle School
  • 2018- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Runner-up A Team
  • 2017- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Runner-up A Team
  • 2017- Independent Schools Athletic League (ISAL) Champions B Team
Soccer
High School Boys
  • 2019- Soccer Cup for Life Runner-up
  • 2018- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) Runner-up
  • 2017- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) Champions
High School Girls
  • 2019- Women`s Soccer Cup For Life Champions
  • 2017- Texas Christian Athletic League Champions (TCAL) Consolation ChampionCross Country High School
  • 2017- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) State Runner-up
  • 2016- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) State Champions
  • 2015- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) Runner-up
Swimming
High School
  • 2018- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) Runner-up
Middle School
  • 2018- Texas Christian Athletic League (TCAL) Runner-up
Golf
  • 2008- Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) District Champions
  • 2007- Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) District Champions
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

View the The Atonement Academy yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Last Day of School
June 02, 2023 (Friday)

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
My wife and I send all our children to this amazing school! We've been with the school for over seven years and the school keeps getting better. Our children excel here, they love the school, and they have grown so much in their Catholic faith. The scholars attend Mass every day and the academics are excellent. It's by far the best Classical Catholic Education in the San Antonio and surrounding area. The administration, faculty and staff communicate very well with the families; keeping us well informed of what is happening. The school has great Safe Return and Remote Learning programs, plus user friendly online tools. The music program is rebuilding, but still amazing! The campus is beautiful and we`re building out our new school building. Being a family here is being part of a bigger family. Not only are the families great, but the administration, faculty and staff here genuinely care about our children, as well as the parents, the children's well being and greater good, and they are so motivated each and every day to form the children into the best Catholic scholars anywhere. Lastly, and very importantly, we love this school and what it is doing for our children and our family as a whole. We highly recommend looking into The Atonement Catholic Academy and the amazing things they do. If you`re serious about your Catholic faith and a classical Catholic education, then this IS the place for you!
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My children all attended this school and had an excellent education and fantastic faith formation. The teachers really go above and beyond, and the administration devotes quite a good amount of attention to be sure that the teachers are all faithful Catholics, well formed in their own faith.
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I have 3 kids going to this school. Excellent classical catholic education system.
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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked TX School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 285 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,800
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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