Vanguard College Preparatory School

Small School - Big Education

Vanguard College Preparatory School prepares students for future success through learning the importance of self-discipline, respect, personal responsibility, hard work and compassion. The school stresses the importance of hands-on learning and is dedicated to instilling academic excellence and soft skills. Small faculty-to-student ratios facilitate a culture of personalized learning that enables students to succeed at the highest levels. Vanguard focuses on a complete education that emphasizes excellence in academics, the arts, athletics and other activities. Consistently, Vanguard alumni state they were well prepared for the academic challenges of college. Vanguard students’ SAT scores are 27 percent higher than the Texas average. This achievement is the culmination of a broad partnership: unparalleled faculty, hard-working students and strong interdisciplinary curriculum. The classes of 2017-2019 have been accepted to Ivy League heavyweights Harvard and Cornell, as well as other prestigious institutions such as Williams, The University of Chicago, Vanderbilt, Rice and Davidson College. College preparation starts in the seventh grade at Vanguard and they take an individualized, personal approach to college admissions meeting with every student and family to determine their academic course.

Vanguard College Preparatory School

2517 Mount Carmel Drive

Best of Waco Winner

Private High School, 2016-2019

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