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An environment just for them

How Boys Learn

An Environment Just for Them

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It all begins here

Building A Foundation

It All Begins Here

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Through Art, Music & Stage

Creating Confidence

Through Art, Music & Stage

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Physical Fitness Develops Self-discipline

Working as a Team

Physical Fitness Develops Self-discipline

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A history of brotherhood

Honoring Traditions

A History of Brotherhood

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Get to Know SAA

SAA has become truly outstanding by getting a little better each and every day. It is a joy to behold.John E. Newman SAA Alumnus 1961; SAA Board of Trustee 1982-1989

Our History...

1886

SAA was the first private school in the state to be given full affiliation by the University of Texas.

1894

The first game of modern football in San Antonio was played between The Academy and West Texas.

1906

Dr. W.W. Bondurant purchases San Antonio Academy and expands lower school program.

1960

SAA becomes non-profit in preparation for accepting tax-exempt gifts for expansion.

1985

John Webster becomes Headmaster in school’s 100th year.

1988

SAA is accredited by ISAS, and accepted into membership by NAIS the following year.

2017

John Webster retires after 32 years of dedicated service. Clint DuBose is tapped to lead the school in fall 2017.