Subiaco Academy, a Catholic, college preparatory boarding and day school for young men located in western Arkansas, is hosting a Shadow Day for prospective students and their parents interested in exploring the Academy’s junior and senior high college prep program. The event, scheduled for Friday, October 4, is open to boys in grades 6-10.

Prospective boarders and early arrivals can spend Thursday night before the Shadow Day in a dorm. Parents’ accommodations are provided in the guest facility on campus or in a nearby hotel. All activities, including overnight stays and meals, are free of charge.

Shadow Days are scheduled throughout the school year to give interested students and their parents a first-hand look at the 125-year old Arkansas boarding and day academy. During a Shadow Day visiting students experience dorm life, shadow classes, meet teachers and current students and tour the facilities. Activities for parents include information sessions with some of the administrators and faculty members and campus tours.

The Academy, founded in 1887, is an educational apostolate of the Benedictine monks at Subiaco Abbey. Located on the Abbey’s 1800+ acres of farmland and nature land, the school is nestled between the foothills of the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains in the Arkansas River Valley.

Subiaco strives to provide a challenging college preparatory education in an environment that is academically well-rounded, structured and nurturing in spiritual development and growth. Students in grades 7-12 also have opportunities to discover and develop their talents in the arts, athletics and activities.

Subiaco Academy is located approximately 45 miles east of Fort Smith on Arkansas Highway 22 at 405 North Subiaco Avenue in the town of Subiaco.

For more information, or to reserve a place for the Shadow Day, please contact the admission office at 800-364-7824 or 479-934-1034, or email