Army and Navy Academy

2605 Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad, CA 92008-0920
Tel: (888)762-2338
Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
Army and Navy Academy is an internationally recognized college-preparatory military boarding school for boys, grades 7-12 that follows University of California standards and incorporates leadership training centered around its JROTC program.
Since 1910, Army and Navy Academy has sought to develop scholarship and honorable character in young men.
Our Cadets benefit from having a greater degree of structure, motivation and discipline in their daily routine.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1910

Student Body

Total Students 320 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Army and Navy Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language & Composition, AP English Literature & Composition, AP European History, AP French, AP Physics B, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art: Drawing, AP U.S. History,
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $37,500
Tuition Notes Base tuition does not include books, uniforms, incidentals, and special programs.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Candace Heidenrich


Total Sports Offered 16 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryCycling,
Drill TeamFootball,
SoccerSurf Team,
Track and FieldWater Polo,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Astronomy Club, Beta Club, Cadets for Christ, California Scholarship Federation, Choir, Crossfit, Forensics, Honor Council, Key Club, Letterman's Club, Multi-Cultural Club, National Honor Society, Peer Counseling, Strength and Conditioning, Surf Team, Travis Manion Foundation Astronomy Club, Beta Club, Choir, Crossfit, Forensics, Honor Council, Key Club, Surf Team, Cadets for Christ,
California Scholarship Federation,
Letterman's Club,
Multi-Cultural Club,
National Honor Society,
Peer Counseling,
Strength and Conditioning,
Travis Manion Foundation,

School Notes

  • Confident, independent, and resilient are just some of the words that describe the Army and Navy Academy Cadet.
  • Located on the coast in San Diego County, California, Army and Navy Academy is truly unique. Our college preparatory curriculum is catered to the ways that boys learn best. Interactive lessons, small class sizes, personal attention, and formal leadership training motivate each Cadet to reach his full potential.
  • This combination leadership education, a college-prep curriculum, and the commitment to teaching in the ways that boys learn best all adds up to create The Warrior Experience.
  • As a private military school with a JROTC program, Cadets are educated to a set of core values that shape all aspects of life. Honesty, integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion, and gratitude are the cornerstones.
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