Camden Military Academy

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    I was not doing well. Lost with no direction. Basically I was failing subjects not attending school so we tried different ways even home school but I would not do the work. I was. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Camden Military Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12, PG 9-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1892 1910
Campus Size 40 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 298 students 298 students
% Students of Color
23%
20%
% International Students
7%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
70%
Average SAT Score 1050 * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 24 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Monthly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(civilian clothes are allowed during free time)
Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:7 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 18 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
50%
68%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$20,995 $51,243
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a $28,500
Tuition international students $35,995 $47,500
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $2,800 $21,500
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application No No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
80%
56%
Director of AdmissionsRobert Casey Robinson

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 15 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 23 23
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Battalion, Boy Scouts, Civil Air Patrol, CMA Archaeological Society, Drama Club, Driving School, Equestrian Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fine Arts Club, Golf Club, International Club, Jazz Club, JROTC, Junior Leadership, Key Club, Newspaper (School News), Paintball, Piano/Guitar Lessons, Robotics Team, Skateboarding, Social Media Team, Variety of Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • The school's philosophy is to develop the "whole man" to the end that he is prepared not only academically, but also emotionally, physically, and morally, to face the trials and meet the opportunities that will be his after he leaves Camden Military Academy.
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, CAPD, ADD/ADHD, Other mild learning differences
  • School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Association of Colleges and Schools (NAIS), American Military Schools and Colleges of the United States (AMSCUS)
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