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Vanguard Admissions Application and Information

Vanguard College Preparatory School admits qualified students regardless of gender, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical disabilities. Students are admitted when previous academic/personal records and admission testing indicate that there is a reasonable chance for success. In the event that class size is at capacity, applicants will be placed on a waiting list.

To Request More Information – click here.

To put your child on the prospective list for 2018-19, please click below to start an application.  An application must be completed to be on the prospective student list for 2018-19.

Click here  – Vanguard Application

Please contact the school for an individual tour.

Please use the information below as a guideline to help you check off completed steps for the admissions process. The process includes the following steps:                                       

  • Online Application
- Click here
  • $85 Application fee 
- processed online
  • Files to upload to your application
    • Transcript/report cards. High School students please send the official high school transcript.
    • Writing Sample
    •  2 Teacher Recommendations via email addresses
    • Updated Current Immunization Record
    • Picture
  • Visit with Head of School/Director of Admissions
    • We encourage applicants to schedule a day “shadowing” a student at Vanguard.
  • OLSAT readiness test given at Vanguard by appointment
  • Math Placement test
 in May after accepted
  • Any Junior or Senior applying to Vanguard must have a special interview and will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Your admissions file is opened once we receive a completed application and fee.


  • Deadlines for admission applications are February 2, 2018, and March 12, 2018. After those rounds, we then offer rolling admissions based on availability.
  • After careful review of the applications by the Application Committee, acceptance emails will be sent out starting February 15, 2018, and March 26, 2018.
  • Starting March 26, 2018, admissions are done on a rolling basis until grade capacity is met.
  • All applications that are requesting tuition assistance must be submitted at the same time of the applications.
  • Many grade levels may have a waiting list. Admissions are processed on a rolling basis until grade capacity is met.

If applying for Tuition Assistance –

  • FACTS Tuition Assistance application– FACTS Application must be submitted at time of the application –
  • Please note that the process of awarding tuition assistance is a two-step The Tuition Assistance Application must be completed at the time of the application submission to be considered. Application/Assistance will be reviewed only after both are completed. Students will be accepted on a rolling basis once all assets are complete. Tuition assistance files are reviewed monthly.

Information on the – Baylor Bright Scholarship Opportunity 

Admissions Questions –

Director of Advancement – 254.772.8111


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