Chicago Military Academy

Chicago Military Academy Campus

Chicago Military Academy located on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, is a 4-year public military school which includes advanced placement course work and mandatory JROTC program in their curriculum. The school offers military style college preparatory education with no obligation for joining the service after graduation; despite being a military academy, students are allowed to choose their own path. The school primarily focuses on academic excellence and enhancement of skills like critical thinking and physical fitness. Approximately 100% of the enrolled students are being accepted for reputed colleges and universities around the nation every year. The school utilizes a rigorous curriculum to make the most of the time spent at school. Let us have a look at the academic structure at the Chicago Military Academy.

Type Private
Grades 6-12
Gender All Boys
Tution Fee
  •  For Alabama Residents: $20,405.00
  • For Non Alabama Residents: $21,525.00
Total Students 92
Teachers Ratio 1:8


Chicago Military Academy Acedmics

Chicago Military Academy offers classes in general subjects like Compute Science, English, Fine Arts, Mathematics and Science, along with advanced placement courses. The curriculum is inspired from the education methods used in colleges and universities. Students are trained for success and are prepared well to handle the rigors of a college life ahead.

Students learn in a disciplined and safe atmosphere free from distractions. The student to teacher ratio is maintained at 17:1 to enable face-to-face interaction and individualized attention. Struggling students are spotted out very quickly so that additional assistance can be provided.

Physical and mental fitness is considered as important as academic excellence at the Chicago Military Academy. Hence, the mandatory JROTC program makes sure that the students are offered ample basic physical training and military education. The JROTC program promotes leadership qualities and helps young men and women to become responsible citizens of the nation.

Address 174 Ward Cir, Camp Hill, AL 36850, United States
County Tallapoosa
Size 320 Acres
Year Founded 1898
  •  Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Alabama Independent School Association (AISA).
  • Alabama Association of Independent Schools (AAIS)
  • Association of Military Schools and Colleges in the United States (AMSCUS)
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)

Athletics and Activities

Chicago Military Academy extra activites

Along with the JROTC program, the school offers a wide range of athletics and activities for students to choose from. Top class coaching and great opportunities are offered in sports like football, volleyball, baseball, soccer, basketball and fencing. Students can choose the sport of their interest and gain excellence in the field. Educational activities like Academic Decathlon, Math club and Beta club are also held at school to enhance hidden talents in the students.

With such a structured and rigorous curriculum the time spent at school is utilized at a maximum level. Students learn and perform well on academics as they get refreshing physical training and brain tweaking activities to further enhance their acquired skills. With many reasons to apply, let us check the admission process to make things easier.


Admissions are currently open and you can apply online by visiting on You can also choose to make a paper application by filling out a form at one of the CPS Military Academy Open House Sessions. Once filled, you need to mail in the paper application at the Office of Access and Enrollment, Attn: SEHS/MA Application, 125 S. Clark St., 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60603.

The following are the eligibility requirements for a student applying for 9th grade.

  • Standardized Testing minimum requirements to be released soon
  • Must be absent less than 10 days during previous school year
  • A/B grade point average
  • Must have good conduct
  • Must be a resident of the City of Chicago
  • Must be compliant with school uniform policy

CPS receives many applications and hence good academic standing gives you an edge in the selection process. If you meet the requirements you can apply online or mail in the paper application form to trigger the selection process and become a proud student of the Chicago Military Academy.

Admission Information:

For any admission related queries reach out to:
Mr. Aaron Hawkins, Admissions Director

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