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Student Outcomes 2015-2016

Eighteen of our 7th graders (almost 50%) were STATE-RECOGNIZED on the SAT under the aegis of the Duke TIPS program. Two students were Nationally-Recognized, bringing to five the number of Academy boys who have attained National Recognition on the SAT in the past two years.
 87% (33/38) of 6th graders have QUALIFIED to take the SAT in 2016-2017.

 Five Academy grads have EXCELLED in the National Merit Scholarship Program.
 The Academy’s robotics squad, Team Infinity, WON the Regional Championship, thereby qualifying for the International Championships in St. Louis on April 25-27.
 SAA’s students performed well on the National Spanish Exam, which is administered to thousands of middle school students across the nation.
Three 8th graders SCORED in the top 5% nationwide.Six 7th and 8th graders scored in the top 10% nationwide. 
Eight Academy 1st-4th graders WON awards for their performance in the AATSP San Antonio de Bejar Chapter Spanish Poetry contest. SAA’s eight contestants won two Gold medals, two Silver medals, three Bronze medals and one Honorable Mention medal for their recitations of Spanish poetry.
Our MATHCOUNTS team FINISHED 4th in the Region, defeating all private schools that entered the competition. One student qualified for State.
An eighth grader WON first place in the Regional Science Fair, Environmental Category, qualifying for the State Science Fair.
San Antonio Academy TOOK first place in the annual Incarnate Word speech tournament.  
Two Academy eighth graders were AWARDED scholarships: one to Central Catholic High School, one to The McCallie School.
Last year’s graduates, the Class of 2015, TURNED in a strong performance on their year-end high school report cards:
High School GPA: 3.41
% of Grades A’s and B’s: 85%
% of Grades A’s and B’s for Top Three Quartiles: 98%
# of Honors/AP Classes: 53%
The Academy’s Art Show included 227 works of art submitted by 149 boys in grades 1-8. That means that 52% of the boys in grades 1-8 PARTICIPATED in the Art Show.
On April 10, The Academy’s Choir SANG the national anthem in front of almost 19,000 fans at the Spurs vs. Warriors, game while the SAA Honor Guard presented the colors. 
Several SAA boys were RECOGNIZED in the Better Business Bureau’s Laws of Life essay contest including a second and fourth place win.
SAA’s athletic teams posted an aggregate 40-9 record, WINNING 82% of their contests, including two League Championships in Soccer and Lacrosse. Most important, 96% of all boys participated in after-school athletic activities.
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