Army and Navy Academy

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The system of teaching in any school has to be one where the students are beneficiaries of knowledge and good values. Cadets will be able to realize and live up to their true potential with the help of military structure from the Army and Navy Academy, situated in San Diego, California. The academy concentrates on delivering a life to change warrior experience. Boys falling in grades 7-12 go through rigorous training and education programs during each term. The school cultivates resilience, confidence, and independence in the hearts and minds of students.

Type Private (Day, Boarding and College-prep)
Grades 7-12
Gender All Boys
Average Class Size 16
Total Students 320
Teachers Ratio 10:1


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The Army and Navy Academy was founded on November 23, 1910. The academy was shifted from Pacific Beach to Carlsbad, California in 1936 and renamed after its founder Thomas A. Davis. The school’s name was changed again to the current one was settled on in 1944. The school has followed in the footsteps of other military schools set up long before. Its senior class traditions go way back to the time of its origin.


The school aims to foster brotherhood and teamwork during the journey to greatness. With leadership, integrity, compassion, responsibility and honor being the ultimate target, the academy is committed to achieving it. The education experience for cadets is built on a six pillars – academics, athletics, leadership, associated student body, cadet life and character development.


The Army and Navy Academy is located on16 acres on the coast of San Diego, California. The student housing in the barracks i divided into companies – Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Band and Honor Graduates. They all have various halls and cottages allotted to them during their stay on campus.

Army and Navy Academy Extra ActivitesLaundry facilities are available on the school premises. There is a student’s lounge, a collection of vending machines and wireless Internet connectivity for all dorm rooms.

The academy presently intends to expand the campus. The expansion plan seeks to construct new buildings to house more boarding students, quarters for staff and faculty and classrooms with modern facilities.

Address 2605 Carlsbad Blvd, Carlsbad, California 92008, USA
County San Diego
Size 16 Acres
Year Founded 1910
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
  • California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
  • The Association of Boarding Schools
  • Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)


The academy requests all students to visit the campus to get better understanding of what it has to offer. Online applications are available for students’ convenience. International students can also apply for admissions. Candidates are enrolled on first come first serve bases after meeting the admission criterion.

Annual Tuition Fees


Grade 9-12 $37,500
Grade 7-8 $36,500


Grade 9-12 $22,000
Grade 7-8 $21,500


Educating and developing good character in young men is the ultimate goal for Army and Navy Academy and it has lived by it for many years.

The education system at the academy strives to create the warrior experience for cadets through a combination of JROTC curriculum, advanced placement courses and the core subjects.

The student composition is small with a student teacher ratio of 10:1. Each cadet is molded with personalized attention from teachers and instructors. Those with low GPA scores are assigned to study hall after class where they can get extra help.

The Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC) and the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS) are the two organizations that have accredited the academy.

Extra-Curricular Activities / Athletics

Army and Navy Academy sportsEvery day cadets take up physical activities to benefit their fitness and health. Strength and conditioning exercise begin with warm-ups to start off every class. All cadets have to take part in tests to determine physical progress. Specialized physical education includes sports like basketball, soccer, swimming, distance running and wrestling.

Chess, choir, astronomy, cross fit are other fun activities to build physical and mental skills.

Admission Information:

For any admission related queries reach out to:
‎Candace Heidenrich, Admissions Director, Email: , Ph: 760.547.5289

  • Admissions Phone: 888.762.2338
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  • Campus Visit:  888.762.2338



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