What We Believe + Why It Matters

The four pillars of the St. Michael's mission drive our
learning community and student-centered philosophy: 
service, courage, personal integrity, and intellectual curiosity.  

Our pillars instill in our students lifelong habits of mind.
St. Michael’s is a mission-driven school because 
the world doesn’t just need smart people – it needs leaders –
people who know, and choose to do, the right thing.

The St. Michael's Difference

Why Consider St. Michael's

In addition to the many compelling reasons parents choose private school for their children: class size, safety, community, common values, dedicated faculty, and optimum college placement, St. Michael's distinguishes and differentiates itself even further. See why St. Michael's gets an extra two thumbs up

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"My teachers will help me with anything I want to achieve. Had it not been for their support, I might not be in the position I am today, and for that I am extremely grateful."  |  Alex '20

A Guided Pathway

How Students Learn

A St. Michael’s education encompasses critical thinking, analysis and collaboration, intentionally integrated in real world contexts, fostering the development of these skills and competencies for college, career and life. The ways in which we guide our students along this essential pathway are many.  

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"The amazing teachers are what make St. Michael’s what it is. The teachers care about their students - not just in an academic sense, but as a whole person, and that extra amount of care and personal connection is what both enhanced my enjoyment of the school day and elevated the education I received."  |  Abigail '18
st. michael's catholic academy

3000 Barton Creek Boulevard   |   Austin, Texas 78735   |   (512) 328-2323   |   admissions@smca.com
St. Michael's Catholic Academy prepares the student holistically for leadership, service and decision making consistent with Catholic values. St. Michael's Catholic Academy admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, or athletic and other school-administered programs.