Army and Navy Academy

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Basic Information

Address: 2605 Carlsbad Blvd Carlsbad, CA 92008
County: United States
Phone Number: (888) 762-2338
President: Mark Desjardins, Ph.D
School Type: Boarding and day school that prepares boys in grades 7 through 12 for success in college and far beyond.

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Additional Information

Founded: 1910
Ages/Grades: Grades 7 through 12
School Size: 300
Student/Teacher Ratio: 10:1

$24,500 to $41,500

Financial Aid:



Academics, Cadet Life, Athletics


We are determined to give our Cadets an outstanding educational experience to prepare them for life after graduation. Our Academic support such as mandatory study time and after school office hours give our Cadets the resources they need to excel in the classroom.

Percentage of Graduating Class: 100%
Support Services:

Health Center, Counseling, Transportation, Cadet Store

Camp Programs: Yes
Summer School: No
School Clubs:

Agriculture and Gardening Club, Free-style Music Club, ANATV, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Playing Catch Club, Piano and Music Theory club, Anti-Bullying Club, Green Club, Reading Club, Automobile Club, Badminton Club, Chalk Talk Club, Cyber Security Club, Hip Hop Dance Club, Interact Club, Japanese Club, JROTC Club, Short Film Club, Warrior Aviation Club, Wordsmiths Club, National Honor Society (NHS), Yearbook Jr Club, Forensics Club, Honor Conseil, Model United Nations, Harvard Model Congress (HMC), Peer Tutoring.

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Mission Statement:

Because we believe that every boy can excel, we continuously enhance and reinvent our approaches to optimize them for our Cadets. We invest in ongoing training for our teachers and staff to leverage the best research-based strategies for connecting with every boy at Army and Navy Academy.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

At Army and Navy Academy, we believe greatness lies in every boy. But first they need to believe in themselves. Every day, we listen, challenge, and encourage boys to imagine and accomplish their goals. We know that when we believe in a boy and nurture his
best aspirations, he’ll discover his best self.

School History:

Founded in 1910

Notes/School Information:

Big Dreams. Bold Choices. Army and Navy Academy offers boys a life-changing experience. By igniting a passion for learning and personal development, boys forge their unique identities, set personal goals, and become motivated to excel as they move from boyhood to manhood.

Army and Navy Academy offers West Point-style leadership training, character development, and boy-friendly single-gender learning pedagogies.

Gurian Model School. WASC Accredited. NonProfit. Located in the safe quaint village of Carlsbad, California on the Beachfront. Easy Access to transportation.

Special Programs include: Aviation, Computer Science, VPA, Learning Strategies, ESOL, CIF Sports, JROTC Leadership Candidate Course, and more.

Structured Daily Schedule, After School Tutorial, Study Hall, Faculty Evening Office Hours, Mentorship from Faculty, Military Officers, and Coaches.

Grads attend top colleges and service academies such as: NYU, USC, Cornell, Columbia, Stanford, UC's, West Point & Annapolis.