Vanguard College Preparatory School
- Top Ranked TX School
- Grades: 7-12
- Students: 209 students
- Acceptance rate: 80%
- Average class size: 13 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
Academics and Faculty
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
14 student Clubs and Organizations, Chess Club, Investment Club, Latin Club, Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, Spanish Club
Arts and Music Programs:
Dedicated Art Building (painting, drawing, sculpting, welding, woodworking), Dedicated Strings program, Drum Line, Glee Club, One Act Play
Recreational Athletic Programs:
All inclusive sports program
- OVERVIEWSince 1973, Vanguard College Preparatory School has offered Central Texas students in grades 7-12 a superior educational experience. Modeled after a college-style campus, Vanguard maintains small academic class sizes taught by educators who are passionate about what they do and provide students with individualized attention.
- VANGUARD ADVANTAGEWhat sets Vanguard apart Families and students love our school because of the true sense of community. Teachers and students are given the freedom to strive towards the honest pursuit of knowledge together, instead of learning how to take a test. The student to teacher ratio is 1:13. Academic counseling and college preparation begin in 7th grade to ensure students have the tools to be successful in college and beyond. Vanguard focuses not only on academics, but also time management, the ability to work in volume and prioritize, and the soft skills that are critical to success.
- TEST RESULTSVanguard has had 40 National Merit Finalists in the past 17 years. The Vanguard Class of 2017 average SAT was 27% higher than the Texas average. Vanguard students` cumulative 2019 ACT scores were 23% higher than the state average. A combined 216 students from the graduating classes of 2009-2019 have received $42.4 million in academic scholarships.
- EXTRACURRICULAR (FINE ARTS & SPORTS)The Vanguard experience allows students to excel in extracurricular activities. Vanguard`s approach to clubs and sports is all-inclusive. In addition to our renowned art program with over 2000 square feet of dedicated building space, Vanguard boasts an established Strings program and an expanding theatre program that is competing in its first One-Act Play competition. Vanguard students have the opportunity to play multiple sports. The 11 sports programs we offer have over 46 team state titles, including the Varsity Boys golf team`s 11 consecutive State Championships.
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