Oak Ridge Military Academy

  • Oak Ridge Military Academy is a college preparatory school for rising 7th - 12th-grade students.
  • Our Corps of Cadets is made up of young men and women who come from all over the world to receive an education different from most mainstream schools.
  • At Oak Ridge, our mission is to develop well-rounded young men and women who are equipped to succeed in college and have the self-discipline, integrity, and leadership skills necessary to reach their full potential in life.

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School Overview

School TypeMilitary School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1852
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$4,200
Summer Program Cost NotesAdventure Camp Boarding $2200, Adventure Camp Day Camper $1100, Academic Summer Camp Boarding $4200, Academic Summer camp Day Student $2200
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students84 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Oak Ridge Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size8 students
Number of AP Courses5 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$32,000
Tuition Notes7 Day Boarding $32000, 5 Day Boarding $25,000, Day Student $17,450
Admissions DirectorMajor Robert Forde
Admissions AssociateNathan Freeman


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Golf, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDrill Team,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Cyber Security

School Notes

  • Oak Ridge Military Academy, A Unique Learning Community
  • Oldest Pre-College Military School in the United States
  • Official Military School of North Carolina 
  • Individualized Curriculum 
  • Supervised Study hall & Help Classes
  • 6:1 to 12:1 Student to Teacher Ratio
  • Dual Enrollment Opportunities
  • 100% College Acceptance
  • Sports & Clubs Year Round
  • Service Learning Projects
  • JROTC - the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Oak Ridge Military Academy provides Cadets the structure and consistency to be self-disciplined. We offer hands-on learning experiences, small class sizes, and character-building instruction. Our educators, mentors, and role models believe our goal is to help Cadets achieve, and in doing so, to see beyond being successful in life to being significant.

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