Founded in 1973 in Waco, Texas on a collegiate style, 8.5 acre campus, Vanguard College Preparatory School is a private, independent, coeducational day school for students in grades 7-12. Learn more.
Ratio & Class Size
— The teacher to student ratio at Vanguard is 1:7
— Class sizes range from 3 to 18 and the average size is 13
— Our enrollment varies year-to-year, but typically is below 200.
THE STATE OF TEXAS AVERAGE:
— Teacher to student ratio at is 1:12
— The average class size is 22
Source: Public School Review
College Entrance Exam Scores
— Vanguard class of 2010 average SAT score 1255 (critical reading and math combined) 27 percent higher than the Texas average(992).
— SAT scores above average as confirmed by National Merit Scholarship — from 1994 to 2012, 45 National Merit Finalists.
— Since 2002, qualified for the national debate tournament.
— First place in Division 1 of the 2012 Knowledge Master Open.
— 2012 varsity golf team brought back eighth consecutive TAPPS State Championship.
— Literary magazine, Liquid Paper, ranked superior by the 2011 National Council of Teachers of English.
National Association of Independent Schools, Southern Association of Independent Schools, Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, Texas Association of Non-Public Schools, The College Board, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Association of College Admission Counseling, Texas Association of College Admission Counseling & Texas Association of Supervision & Curriculum Development.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, as well as approved by the Texas Education Agency.
Vanguard offers the best education in Waco.
For More Information:
Vanguard’s Director of Advancement
Phone: (254) 772-8111