The Atonement Academy

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The Atonement Academy Photo #1 - The Atonement Academy serves students in PreK through Grade 12 and emphasizes the development of academic aptitude in the Classical tradition in a Catholic environment.
The Atonement Academy Photo #2 - The Holy Mass is a daily part of our day at The Atonement Academy, and approximately 500 students and teachers worship together as part of their routine.
The Atonement Academy Photo #3 - The Atonement Academy's newest school building opened in August 2017, with classrooms for the exclusive use of our upper school students.
The Atonement Academy Photo #4 - Service to the community is a continued emphasis across campus, and a recent relief drive resulted in 1.67 tons of food for the San Antonio Food Bank as well as truckloads of diapers, baby wipes, paper goods, and pet food.
The Atonement Academy Photo #5 - The Atonement Academy's mission is to develop the spiritual, mental, and physical virtues, and students learn to develop as strong individuals as well as part of a class, part of a school, and part of the Catholic Church.
The Atonement Academy Photo #6 - Classes at The Atonement Academy are coed from PreK though Grade 2, then they are single-sex from Grades 3-8. Coed classes begin again in high school grades.
The Atonement Academy Photo #7 - Students say the daily Holy Mass is one of their favorite parts of the day, even if they would not have believed so before attending our school. Students learn to know, to love, and to serve God at The Atonement Academy. .
The Atonement Academy Photo #8 - A full slate of sports are offered at all levels at The Atonement Academy. On the varsity level alone, we field teams in volleyball, basketball, soccer, cross country, track, baseball, softball, and six-man football.
  • Mission: At The Atonement Academy we strive for excellence in the physical, intellectual, and spiritual virtues through a challenging course of classical and Catholic education.
  • Vision: The Atonement Academy provides an accredited classical education and unparalleled Catholic culture to boys and girls.
  • With a "Fides et Ratio" (Faith & Reason) motto as a guide, The Atonement Academy`s environment inspires the development of both faith and reason.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Texas Catholic Conference Education Department
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1994
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students541 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 39%
Students by GradeThe Atonement Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size19 students
Number of AP Courses11 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Latin -- Vergil, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP US Government & Politics, AP US History, AP World History
Average SAT score1350
Average ACT score30
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(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)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$7,865
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade. $600 annual enrollment fee. First tuition payment due 1 June
% on Financial Aid
30%
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMrs. Janet Mefrige
Admissions AssociateMrs. Yolanda Joiner

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
JNHS, NHS, Pro-Life Club, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Drama Club, Honor's Choi

School Notes

  • National Blue Ribbon School
  • One of The Nation's Top 50 Catholic High Schools
  • The parish school of Our Lady of the Atonement Catholic Church, Archdiocese of San Antonio.
  • Classical Education
  • Pre-Kindergarten through High School
  • Daily Mass
  • Accelerated Math and Reading
  • Phonics and Grammar
  • Latin taught in all grades, beginning PreK (once a week) to high school (daily)
  • Excellent Music Program
  • Faithful to the Magisterium
  • Rigorous Physical Education
  • Advanced Placement Program
  • 100% of seniors are admitted to four-year institutions, including Notre Dame, US Naval Academy, Tufts University, Boston College, Boston University, Rice University, Southern Methodist University, Thomas Aquinas College, Baylor University, Mount Holyoke, Claremont-McKenna College, Catholic University of America, University of Dallas, University of Michigan, University of Texas at Austin, and Texas A&M University.

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